Famous Hungarian Pianists

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 1 Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt
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Famous As: Composer, pianist, conductor and teacher
Birthdate: October 22, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Raiding, Austria
Died: July 31, 1886

Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer, conductor, arranger, music teacher, and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era. Considered one of the greatest pianists ever, Liszt's works influenced his contemporaries and successors alike. Perhaps his greatest legacy is his work as a teacher, although his rich body of work might suggest otherwise; he taught people like Karl Klindworth among other pianists.

 2 Bela Bartok

Bela Bartok
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Famous As: Composer, Pianist
Birthdate: March 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sânnicolau Mare, Romania
Died: September 26, 1945

Bela Bartok was a Hungarian pianist, composer, and ethnomusicologist. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most prominent composers, Bartok is also counted among Hungary's greatest composers of all time. He is credited with co-founding comparative musicology, which came to be known as ethnomusicology.

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 3 Peter Bence

Peter Bence
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: September 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hungary

 4 Zoltán Kocsis

Zoltán Kocsis
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: May 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: November 6, 2016

 5 Rezso Seress

Rezso Seress
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: November 3, 1899
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Died: January 11, 1968

 6 Balazs Havasi

Balazs Havasi
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: September 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hungary

 7 Stephen Heller

Stephen Heller
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: May 15, 1815
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: January 14, 1888
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 8 Ernő Dohnányi

Ernő Dohnányi
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 27, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia, Kingdom of Hungary
Died: February 9, 1960

 9 Agi Jambor

Agi Jambor
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: February 4, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 3, 1997

 10 Ferenc Erkel

Ferenc Erkel
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 7, 1810
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gyula, Hungary
Died: June 15, 1893

 11 Geza Anda

Geza Anda
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: November 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 14, 1976

 12 Annie Fischer

Annie Fischer
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Famous As: Classical Pianist
Birthdate: July 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 10, 1995

 13 Gyorgy Sandor

Gyorgy Sandor
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 12, 2005

 14 Louis Kentner

Louis Kentner
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: July 19, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karvina, Czechia
Died: September 23, 1987

 15 György Fischer

György Fischer
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: August 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 25, 2020

 16 Rafael Joseffy

Rafael Joseffy
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: July 3, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hunfalu, Hungary
Died: June 25, 1915

 17 Bela Siki

Bela Siki
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: February 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 29, 2020