Ferenc Erkel


Died aged 82

Ferenc Erkel (Hungarian: Erkel Ferenc Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɛrkɛl ˈfɛrɛnt͡s], German: Franz Erkel; November 7, 1810 – June 15, 1893) was a Hungarian composer, conductor and pianist. He was the father of Hungarian grand opera, written mainly on historical themes, which are still often performed in Hungary. He also composed the music of "Himnusz", the national anthem of Hungary, which was adopted in 1844. He died in Budapest.

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Ebben a házban lakott 1851 és 1860 között Erkel Ferenc a Magyar himnusz zeneszerzője. itt alkotta meg nemzeti operánkat, a bank bant

English translation: Ferenc Erkel, composer of the Hungarian anthem, lived in this house between 1851 and 1860. [AWS Translate]

Úri utca 36, Budapest, Hungary where they was