GYÖRGYI (Giergl), Alajos
(1821, Pest - 1863, Pest)

Composer Ferenc Erkel

Oil on canvas
Historical Picture Gallery, Hungarian National Museum, Budapest

Ferenc Erkel was the most significant Hungarian composer in the 19th century, the creator of the Hungarian opera. On his desk in the painting the music sheets of his first opera "Mária Bátory" and one of his masterpiece "László Hunyadi" are represented.

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