Mother country of musicians, chess players and mathematicians.
Hungarian is not an easy language to learn. Its complexity is said to be the reason why Hungary
gave birth to many great chess players and mathematicians.
Is it for the same reason that the list of remarkable hungarian musicians is so long ? To name but a few:
Composers:
B Bartók, Z Kodály, G Kurtág, G Ligeti, F Liszt, P Eötvös
Conductors:
G Solti, S Végh, A Doráti, J Ferencsik, A & I Fischer, F Fricsay, I Kertész, E Ormándy, F Reiner, H Richter, G Szell, G Varga, T Vásáry
Pianists:
G Sándor, G Anda, B Bartók, G Cziffra, A Fischer, A Foldes, P Frankl, L Kentner, Z Kocsis, L Kraus, G & M Kurtág, D Ránki, A Schiff, G Sebök, G Solti, T Vásáry
Violinists:
L Auer, J Hubay, J Joachim, Z Székely, J Szigeti, T Varga, S Végh
Cellists:
M Perényi, J Starker
String Quartets:
Budapest, Hungarian, Végh, Tátrai, Keller, Takács, Festetics
Singers:
K Kovats, E Marton, L Polgár, S Sass, S SölyomNagy, M Székely, P Fried.
