István Láng (1933-2023)

We bid farewell to István Láng, Erkel and Bartók-Pásztory Prize-winning composer and former teacher at the Liszt Academy, who died at the age of 91. His memory and his diverse oeuvre, which encompassed many genres, will be cherished.
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Kocsár, Láng, Dubrovay, Jeney - Anniversaries and Premieres - Budapest Music of Our Age, 2013

The programme of the Budapest Music of Our Age Festival, being held for the 39th time this year, focuses on anniversaries of Polish and Hungarian composers. Besides works by Witold Lutosławski, born a century ago, and György Ligeti born 90 years ago, compositions by Krzysztof Penderecki and Henryk Górecki, who are celebrating their 80th birthdays this year, the 80-year-old Miklós Kocsár and István Láng, as well as the 70-year-old László Dubrovay and Zoltán Jeney, are being presented either for the first time in Hungary or in the world.

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