Antalffy Zsiross, Dezso (Desider von) 24.jul.1885-29.apr.1945 Hungary, Nagybecskerek (now Zrenjanin Serbia) - USA New Jersey, Denville
organist, studied with Hans Koessler at the Budapest Academy, with Max Reger and Karl Straube in Leipzig, with Enrico Bossi in Bologna, professor of organ at the Landes Musikakademie Budapest, 1909-1921 organist of St Stephen's Cathedral in Budapest, 4.jan.1921 visited and 28.nov.1924 emigrated to the USA, 1923 taught at the Eastman School in Rochester and Columbia University in New York, 1938 succeeded Melchior Mauro Cottone as organist of the New York Philharmonic, 1938-1942 organist of Radio City Music Hall in New York, 1.aug.1944 naturalized American and as music teacher residing at 35 West 53rd Street with studio at 41 West 52nd Street in New York City

[Hinrichsen 1946 gives died Monticello NY]

Title Parts

[] Madonna "A glass painting". Organ. 1935
Bertalan Hock. Hungaroton 31578

[] Magyar rapszodia (Hungarian rhapsody). Men's chorus 8vv
[] h-moll szvit (Hungarian suite). Orchestra. op17
[] Farsangi kaland (Ein faschingsabenteuer) (Carnival adventure). Opera. Budapest 1921
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