Exlibrises (bookplates)



Music of Erkel

by Arkady Pugachevsky

133×68 mm, X6/4, 1993, op. # 38
owner (customer): Lucien Bogaert

Dome of Hungarian parliament in Budapest; music; hand

Ferenc Erkel (November 7, 1810 – June 15, 1893) was a Hungarian composer. He was the father of Hungarian grand opera, written mainly on historical themes, which are still often performed in Hungary. He also composed the music of «Himnusz», the national anthem of Hungary, which was adopted in 1844.