Ferenc Erkel

Ferenc Erkel Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • 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.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Hymnus - Hymnusz - National anthem of Hungary Anthem Choir
Bánk bán Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Hunyadi László Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra