When in 1956 the Hungarian people fought against
the rules and policies imposed by their government and also fought
against the dictates of the Soviet Union, it became already clear
on November 6th that the revolution was going to fail and finally
did end on November 10th. During these days many were able to flee
Hungary and reach Austria.
found refuge in various European countries and in the United States.
Also Donald's cousin Steve fled Hungary with his 8 month pregnant
wife and his son Peter and daughter Kathleen. They came to live
in the US. Steve was offered a job as a manager of the Webster plant,
the Record Corporation of New England, which was supervised by George
Curtiss. There the Remington and Masterseal discs were pressed.
later Gabor released another disc with Hungarian Gypsy Music, this
time played by the Imre Magyari Orchestra, on Masterseal M-667.
The liner notes reminded many Americans, and not only those of Hungarian
descend, of the Revolution of 1956.
Liner Notes of Masterseal M-667 begin with the following text:
one event of 1956 that will never be forgotten is the tear-compelling
display of courage and heroism on the part of the Hungarians. Their
great fight for freedom after years under the black Communist clouds,
has made the name "Hungarian" synonymous with "Bravery".