Mosonyi, Mihály

COMPOSER (AUSTRIA)
BORN 2 Sep 1814, Frauenkirchen - DIED 31 Oct 1870, Budapest
REAL NAME Brand, Michael
GRAVE LOCATION Budapest: Kerepesi cemetery (9-4-67)

Mosonyi Mihály was born as Michael Brand, but he changed his name in honur of the district of Moson where he was born. He was interested in creating a Hungarian musical style and used traditional elements into his music. He was encouraged by his friend Franz Liszt.

Mosonyi was best known for his "Funeral Music" and his "Feast of Purification". He composed two symphonies and many piano pieces. He also worked as a teacher and contributed to the music journal "Zenészeti lapok".

Related persons
• was a friend of Liszt, Franz

Sources
Find-A-Grave
A Nemzeti Panteon Fiumei Úti Sírkertje (Kerepesi Temetö) Térképe, 1990

Images

The grave of Mihály Mosonyi at the Kerepesi Cemetery, Budapest.
Picture by Androom (20 Aug 2002)

 


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Published: 9 May 2010
Last update: 9 May 2010