György Ránki


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(b Budapest, 1907; d Budapest, 1992). Hung. composer. Dir. of mus. Hungarian Radio 1947–8. Awarded Kossuth Prize 1954. Comps. incl. 6 operas, best-known being King Pomádé's New Clothes, orig. written for radio in 1951; 5 ballets; 2 syms.; th. and film music.

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