Bálint Bakfark

Bálint Bakfark Sheet Music

  • Born
    1507
  • Died
    22nd August 1576
  • Birthplace
    Braşov, Transylvania, Romania

Bálint Bakfark (Also Valentin Bakfark, his name is variously spelled as Bacfarc, Bakfarc, Bakfarkh, Bakffark, Backuart) was a Hungarian and Polish composer of Saxon origin, and lutenist of the Renaissance. He was enormously influential as a lutenist in his time, and renowned as a virtuoso on the instrument.