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 Gyorgy Legeti - “Well I live in Vienna with my wife and son, and I teach in Hamburg, there will be no changes in that respect.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “Of course I do care about the way my music is performed and so I cannot really say that I am not interested in how it is received.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “No one in the family played a musical instrument, we did not even possess one between us, all we had was a battered old gramophone, a 1920s model.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “It isn't false modesty when I say this, but although I am supposed to be a famous person it doesn't mean anything to me. I just sit at home and work.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “I think it was when I was nineteen, by that time the Jewish laws were already in force and the split was beginning to come about which isolated the Jewish culture.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “I think a composer is always interested in his last work.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “I continued to study Math and Physics on my own, but one and a half years later I realized that I did want to be a composer, and after that I never changed my mind.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “However, I began composing as soon as I started taking piano lessons.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “But I do not feel particularly famous.”
 Gyorgy Legeti - “In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service, but I deserted on October 10, 1944.”