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date: 14 October 2019

Peskó familylocked

  • Péter P. Várnai
  • , revised by Noël Goodwin

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Hungarian family of musicians.

(b Zsolna, Aug 24, 1903; d Budapest, April 12, 1967). Organist . He studied with Dezső Antalffy-Zsiross and Aladár Zalánfy at the National Hungarian Royal Academy of Music, obtaining his diploma in 1927, and in Berlin with Heitmann and Jöde (1928–9). For many years he was organist and choirmaster of the Lutheran church in Budapest, and was involved in many Hungarian church music reforms. He was one of the most eminent Hungarian organists of the 1930s and 1940s. His interests included school music, and he was responsible for the introduction of recorders into Hungarian schools.

(b Budapest, April 16, 1933). Organist and pianist , son of (1) Zoltán Peskó (i). He studied at the Liszt Academy under Sebestyén Pécsi (organ) and Zoltán Horusitzky (piano), obtaining his diplomas in 1959 and 1961 respectively. He became organist of the Lutheran church in Buda Castle, and in ...

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