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EGRESSY Beni (E-5)

21/04/1814, Sajókazinc, Hungary – 17/07/1851, Pest, Hungary

Hungarian composer, librettist, translator and actor. He created a number of popular melodic compositions, including the one to Mihály Vörösmarty's patriotic poem "Szózat". The song later became the unofficial "second Hungarian national anthem", besides the Himnusz. His musical works are characterised by a wealth of melodies, having many of the attained great popularity in his homeland. He also authored the librettos of the operas "Hunyadi László" and "Bánk bán" by Ferenc Erkel.