Bartók World Competition


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The music historian, winner of the Erkel Ferenc Prize, is one of the most eminent researchers of the life and music of Béla Bartók. He first became involved with studying the career of Béla Bartók more than 40 years ago. Hus first mayor work was a Bartók Biography published on the centenary of the birth of the composer; the volume was revised and republished in 2016. Tibor Tallián is professor emeritus of the Liszt Academy, a corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, researcher of the Institute for Musicology of the Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, of which institute he has been director for many years. His work has been acknowledged on many occasions, most recently with the Academy Prize in 2016 and the Széchenyi Prize in 2017.