Program 51 - Edward Kilenyi - Darkness In Europe
Added: Nov 12 2010
Seated at the piano is a slim handsome fellow his face lit with the dark burning intensity of an idealist and the fingers on the keys are the strong fine fingers of an artist. Listen closely to his music for it has a story to tell. Edward Kilenyi was born in Philadelphia in 1910, was taken abroad at an early age to study and his genius has been acclaimed in all the great capitals of Europe.
He was there when the holocaust came. Edward Kilenyi watched darkness shroud the Europe he loved, saw cherished freedoms fall before Hitler’s conquering armies. Listen to his music well for it has a story to tell…