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 Beni Egressy

Beni Egressy

Birth
Kazincbarcika, Kazincbarcikai járás, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
Death 17 Jul 1851 (aged 37)
Budapest, Hungary
Burial Kerepesdűlő, Józsefváros, Budapest, Hungary
Plot plot 34/1
Memorial ID 9546 · View Source
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Composer. Born Benjámin Galambos in Sajókazinc, Hungary, he was a self-taught composer, whom wrote the prize-winning Song Szózat (1843), recognized as a second Hungarian national anthem. In 1840, he joined the National Theatre in Pest, where he wrote librettos for operas and plays with music in a popular, national style. He also was a member of the National Theatre in Prague, where was an actor and wrote musical works which attained great popularity in Hungary.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9546
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Beni Egressy (21 Apr 1814–17 Jul 1851), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9546, citing Kerepesi Cemetery, Kerepesdűlő, Józsefváros, Budapest, Hungary ; Maintained by Find A Grave .