Ákos Buttykay

Ákos Buttykay

  • Born
    27th July 1871
  • Died
    26th October 1935
  • Birthplace
    Halmi, then Hungary, now Romania
Ákos Buttykay was a Hungarian composer . Buttykay was a student of Victor von Herzfeld , István Thomán and Bernhard Stavenhagen . From 1907 to 1923 he was a piano teacher at the Music Academy of Budapest . He composed an opera and five operettas , two symphonies and a symphonic poem, a Hungarian Suite and a Hungarian Rhapsody, the tone poem telling of a Summer Night , a violin concerto , piano pieces and songs .