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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 prodigy A 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 Fischer CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK By Mark Swed January 27, 2008 DURING the ...

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

March 13, 1978, Vol. 9, No. 10 For Pianist Nyiregyhazi, Fame, Unjustly, Is Nine Wives and Ten Photographed Fingers When 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. “.