Varró, Margit

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Margit Varro graduated from the Royal Hungarian Academy of Music. In 1938 she emigrated from Hungary to the United States and worked as a music educator in U.S. for many years, teaching at Roosevelt University and Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, among other institutions. Varro collaborated and corresponded with the Hungarian composers Bela Bartok and Leo Weiner. She published articles in Hungarian, English and German, including essays in The Musical Quarterly and Journal of the American Musicological Society. Her book Dynamic Piano Teaching was published in 1921 and used widely in Europe and in the United States. Varro continued teaching until age 93. She died in Chicago in 1978 at age 96.

From the description of Margit Varro papers, 1933-1962 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 607331816

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Piano--Instruction and study
Women musicians
Music--Instruction and study


Birth 1881

Death 1978



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