Solti [Stern], Sir Georg [György]
- Arthur Jacobs
- and José A. Bowen
(b Budapest, 21 Oct 1912; d Antibes, 5 Sept 1997). British conductor of Hungarian birth. After giving his first piano recital at 12 he studied at the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, where his teachers included Dohnányi and Bartók for the piano, and Kodály for composition. After beginning his career as a pianist and accompanist he joined the Budapest Opera as a répétiteur, worked with Toscanini at the ...