‘My piece of home is my instrument’ – a refugee’s tale

Peter Kaldor left Hungary aged 16 in 1956, taking with him two rounds of sandwiches and his most important possession, his trumpet mouthpiece.

A refugee, he tells the BBC, ‘loses everything except his accent’. And, in Peter’s case, his mouthpiece.

‘One way or another, I spent the rest of my life in music,’ he says.

Watch his moving story here.

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