Hungarian interview - Gabor Kekko

MHSO, and Magda Zalan, Hungarian interview - Gabor Kekko, 1978.

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Creator MHSO
Magda Zalan
Title Hungarian interview - Gabor Kekko
Published MHSO, and Magda Zalan, Hungarian interview - Gabor Kekko, 1978.
Identifier nlc-bnc.bvas.nlc-bnc.bvas.hungarian.65
Subject Kekko, Gabor
Hungarian Canadian
Oral history
Language English
Media Audio
Contributor Alouette Canada
Description Gabor Kekko explains when and why left his native Hungary to go to school in Switzerland. He talks about his studies and also his first job as an engineer in Zurich. Mr. Kekko explains how he started to collect paintings and drawings. He decided to move from Switzerland to Canada and talks about the process of applying for an immigration visa. He and his family moved to Canada, and Mr. Kekko describes how he found accommodations for his family and then for the art gallery that he opened. He established himself as an art dealer in Toronto and explains how that happened. Mr. Kekko speaks about his clients and his plans for the future of his business.
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