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The rise and bizarre fall of a musical prodigy — Los Angeles Times [24 July 2011]

The rise and bizarre fall of a musical prodigyA Hungarian pianist was hailed as a boy, played for royalty and ...

LA Times: A Spiritual Connection: Ervin Nyiregyházi, Louis ‘Moondog’ Hardin and, yes, Bobby Fischer

Los Angeles Times: A spiritual connection: Ervin Nyiregyházi, Louis 'Moondog' Hardin and, yes, Bobby FischerCRITIC'S NOTEBOOKBy Mark Swed January 27, 2008DURING the ...

People Magazine: For Pianist Nyiregyhazi, Fame, Unjustly, Is Nine Wives and Ten Photographed Fingers

March 13, 1978, Vol. 9, No. 10For Pianist Nyiregyhazi, Fame, Unjustly, Is Nine Wives and Ten Photographed FingersWhen I play, ...

Nyiregyhazi Documentary

Documentary in four parts on YouTube.

Short list for Charles Taylor prize announced

January 23, 2008: Short list for Charles Taylor prize for literary non-fiction announced. Kevin Bazzana, who won various literary awards for the biography of Glenn Gould he published in 2003, makes this year’s short list for Lost Genius: The Story of a Forgotten Musical Maverick (McClelland & Stewart). Bazzana writes about Ervin Nyiregyhazi, a Hungarian-born concert pianist and composer and a deeply disturbed musician of extraordinary talent.

NY Times – Review of Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy

New York Times review of Kevin Bazzana’s “Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy. “.