Gábor Rejtő

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Gabor Rejto (23 January 1916 – 26 June 1987) was a Hungarian cellist who performed with the finest artists and chamber music ensembles of the 20th century.wikipedia
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Adolf Schiffer

At sixteen, Rejto entered the Academy of Music under Adolf Schiffer (a pupil of and later assistant to David Popper), and two years later, with his Artist’s Diploma, he began his European concert career.
Schiffer’s pupils include Paul Abraham, Tibor de Machula, Gábor Rejtő, Mátyás Seiber and Laszlo Varga.

Yaltah Menuhin

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In 1952, Gabor Rejto and Yaltah Menuhin undertook a tour of New Zealand together.
She appeared in duo recitals with cellists Gabor Rejto, George Neikrug, Guy Fallot and Felix Schmidt; violinist Israel Baker; violists Michael Mann and Paul Doktor, and with Joel Ryce in duo-piano with whom she performed regularly in recital, in double concertos, and in television specials in Paris, London and New York.

Alma Trio

He was also one of the 'cellists in the Paganini Quartet and the Hungarian Quartet, and was a founding member of the Alma Trio, a piano trio, and remained with that ensemble from 1942 until it disbanded in 1976; in the early 1980s, the trio reformed, with Rejto again as the cellist.
The original founding members of the Alma Trio were Roman Totenberg, violin; Gabor Rejto, cello; and Adolph Baller, piano.

Hungary

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Gabor Rejto (23 January 1916 – 26 June 1987) was a Hungarian cellist who performed with the finest artists and chamber music ensembles of the 20th century.

Cello

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Gabor Rejto (23 January 1916 – 26 June 1987) was a Hungarian cellist who performed with the finest artists and chamber music ensembles of the 20th century.

Budapest

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Rejto was born in Budapest, into a Jewish family. Rejto then played in concerts throughout Europe, with major symphony orchestras such as those in Vienna, Budapest, Rome and Warsaw, as well as in solo recitals.

Jews

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Rejto was born in Budapest, into a Jewish family.

David Popper

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At sixteen, Rejto entered the Academy of Music under Adolf Schiffer (a pupil of and later assistant to David Popper), and two years later, with his Artist’s Diploma, he began his European concert career.

Pablo Casals

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From the age of twenty, he studied with Pablo Casals for two years, first in Barcelona and then in Prades.

Barcelona

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From the age of twenty, he studied with Pablo Casals for two years, first in Barcelona and then in Prades.

Prades, Pyrénées-Orientales

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From the age of twenty, he studied with Pablo Casals for two years, first in Barcelona and then in Prades.

Vienna Philharmonic

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Rejto then played in concerts throughout Europe, with major symphony orchestras such as those in Vienna, Budapest, Rome and Warsaw, as well as in solo recitals.

Rome

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Rejto then played in concerts throughout Europe, with major symphony orchestras such as those in Vienna, Budapest, Rome and Warsaw, as well as in solo recitals.

Warsaw

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Rejto then played in concerts throughout Europe, with major symphony orchestras such as those in Vienna, Budapest, Rome and Warsaw, as well as in solo recitals.

Manhattan School of Music

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During his career, he was on the faculty of the Manhattan and Eastman Schools of Music.

Eastman School of Music

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During his career, he was on the faculty of the Manhattan and Eastman Schools of Music.

University of Southern California

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From 1954 to his death he was professor of 'cello at the University of Southern California.

Paganini Quartet

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He was also one of the 'cellists in the Paganini Quartet and the Hungarian Quartet, and was a founding member of the Alma Trio, a piano trio, and remained with that ensemble from 1942 until it disbanded in 1976; in the early 1980s, the trio reformed, with Rejto again as the cellist.

Hungarian Quartet

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He was also one of the 'cellists in the Paganini Quartet and the Hungarian Quartet, and was a founding member of the Alma Trio, a piano trio, and remained with that ensemble from 1942 until it disbanded in 1976; in the early 1980s, the trio reformed, with Rejto again as the cellist.

Piano trio

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He was also one of the 'cellists in the Paganini Quartet and the Hungarian Quartet, and was a founding member of the Alma Trio, a piano trio, and remained with that ensemble from 1942 until it disbanded in 1976; in the early 1980s, the trio reformed, with Rejto again as the cellist.

Music Academy of the West

Mr. Rejto taught for a number of years at the Music Academy of the West summer program for gifted students, where his master classes were extremely popular, not just to cellists.

Master class

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Mr. Rejto taught for a number of years at the Music Academy of the West summer program for gifted students, where his master classes were extremely popular, not just to cellists.

American String Teachers Association

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In 1972 Rejto was chosen Artist Teacher of the Year at the American String Teachers Association’s 25th Anniversary Conference.

Oberlin Conservatory of Music

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Rejto's son, Peter Rejto, is a cellist and a former faculty member at the Oberlin Conservatory.