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Bela Siki, internationally renowned UW emeritus faculty pianist, dies at 97

Submitted by Humanities Web Project on October 30, 2020 - 1:15pm

A Northwest music legend of international renown, Bela Siki died Thursday, at 97, after a lifetime of excellence on the concert stage and in the classroom. The University of Washington emeritus faculty pianist was famous for his elegance and taste — and also for the wry humor and pointed observations that shaped the generations of players who followed in his footsteps.

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