Just in: Marta Kurtag has died

Editio Musica Budapest has announced the death of Marta Kurtág – ‘a great musician, a wonderful human being, and an inspiring companion for György Kurtág.’

Marta was 92. She married György in 1947.

When I met them a year ago in Budapest, she seemed physically the stronger of the couple, and formidably the more outgoing. Here’s what I wrote at the time.

UPDATE: Ivan Fischer: Music mourns

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