„With great diligence
and preservance, I have been able to produce much better than Champagne
sparkling wines known to date” – wrote down József Törley this phrase in 1882, when he
decided to make use of his knowledge from Reims, France in Hungary.
pianist, folk music researcher, a great collector of Central European folk music,
teacher of the Academy of Music and he is one of the most significant composers
of the 20th century.
Zoltán Kodály is a
three-times Kossuth-winning Hungarian composer, musicologist, music teacher,
folk music researcher, member and later president of the Hungarian Academy of
Sciences from 1946 to 1949.