Csomasz Tóth, Kálmán
- Vera Lampert
(b Tapolcafő, Sept 30, 1902; d Budapest, Nov 20, 1988). Hungarian musicologist. He studied theology at Pápa, Hungary (1920–22), and at Dayton, Ohio (1922–4, BD 1924), before reading music and philology at Budapest University (1925–8). He was professor of church music and hymnody in the Budapest Reformed Theological Faculty (1952–78), and took the kandidátus degree in musicology (1962) for his book on 16th-century Hungarian melodies. He was a member of the International Fellowship for Hymnological Research and a regular contributor to its yearbook, and a member of the musicology committee at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, of which he was president (1977–80). His chief research topic was Hungarian music history, with special reference to the musical life of Hungarian Protestant churches and schools; he prepared many organ settings and choral compositions for church use.Énekeskönyv református keresztyének számára...