Ferenc Erkel

Born: 7th November 1810

Died: 15th June 1893

Birthplace: Gyula, Hungary

Ferenc Erkel (Hungarian: Erkel Ferenc, German: Franz Erkel) 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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