Joseph Szigeti in Geneva - in the middle of the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 208:

Some of my pupils would have rated less complimentary remarks, like that young man from the Balkans with the completely bald pate and reckless lady-killer manner, or that woefully plain young girl from the Near East with whose afflictions (chief among them rebellious and hardy tufts of hair on chin and upper lip, and – I suppose one would say- sideburns!) I duly commiserated, but who nevertheless subjected my eyes to not a little anguish during lessons. / It was this incurably persevering (and hopeless) pedagogical case that caused me one day during a private lesson to make an exclamation …   more >>
cite as

Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 208. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433267546203 accessed: 19 January, 2022

location of experience: Geneva

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1900's
Medium live

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:52:26 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:32:30 +0000