Gábor Darvas

Composer

1911 – 1985

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Who was Gábor Darvas?

Gábor Darvas was a Hungarian composer and musicologist. He was one of the first Hungarian composers to work in the field of electronic music. As a musicologist, his interest was primarily in music of the 15th and 16th centuries.

He was born at Szatmárnémeti. Between 1929 and 1932 he studied in Budapest at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music with Zoltán Kodály. During World War II, he lived in Chile, working as a conductor and a musicologist. After returning to Hungary he commenced an active career as a composer, writing film scores as well as pieces using tape.

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Born
Jan 18, 1911
Also known as
  • Gabor Darvas
Nationality
  • Hungary
Lived in
  • Satu Mare
Died
Feb 18, 1985
Budapest

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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