Interview with Ivan Nagy, 1977

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Title
Interview with Ivan Nagy, 1977
Names
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Nagy, Ivan, 1943- (Interviewee)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-824
Topics
Defectors
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 35 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips
Sound quality is good.
Description
Interview with Ivan Nagy conducted by Walter Terry, probably in New York City, in 1977. Streaming audio file (approximately 35 minutes). Ivan Nagy speaks with Walter Terry about the circumstances of his defecting from Hungary and emigrating to the United States; returning to Hungary for his father's funeral, in 1976; his current citizenship status; his upcoming performances in Hungary; his belief that art should not be politicized; the Hungarian State Opera [Magyar Állami Operaház] Ballet and its repertoire; his feelings about visiting Hungary [ends abruptly].
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118691
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d7ca3d0-c31b-0133-8b7a-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1977: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ivan Nagy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/80415340-c31b-0133-6055-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ivan Nagy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/80415340-c31b-0133-6055-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Interview with Ivan Nagy Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/80415340-c31b-0133-6055-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Ivan Nagy