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Racs Laci and Georges Boulanger

Violinists: Recordings and Performances: Racs Laci and Georges Boulanger biography

From vilayat -
Posted May 30, 2007 at 05:11 AM

I have heard recently 2 old records of 2 great gypsy violinists : Racs Laci ang Georges Boulanger
I cannot get any data about them
Have someone some biography élément to give me?


From vilayat -
Posted on June 6, 2007 at 08:07 AM
nobody know them?
From Maura Gerety
Posted on June 6, 2007 at 01:12 PM
Laci Racz is on record?! I've heard Sándor Lakatos (on record) play some tunes by him, and there's a great story in Szigeti's memoirs about when he was a little kid in Budapest, he and his father would frequently go to some cafe where a certain Pali Racz (Laci's son) would be playing, and would always play the first few bars of Bach's E major Preludio (mixed into whatever csárdás he was playing at the time) as a greeting to young Jóska.

Where did you find these records?!

From vilayat -
Posted on June 10, 2007 at 09:24 AM
Racz Laci is Pali Racs's son
I have downloaded 27 tracks (old 78rpm) musically very interesting,in old style no more played to day
Pali Rácz (1830-86)