Bela Bartok's Last Journey Home

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In October 1940, Bartok left his native Hungary for the UNITED STATES.

That was the last time he saw his homeland: he died in NEW YORK five years later.

In 1988, his remains were returned for an emotional reburial, and the journey was recorded in a diary by the composer's son.

Reader David Suchet.

19970908

In October 1940, Bartok left his native Hungary for the UNITED STATES.

That was the last time he saw his homeland: he died in NEW YORK five years later.

In 1988, his remains were returned for an emotional reburial, and the journey was recorded in a diary by the composer's son.

Reader David Suchet.