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Sándor Szokolay

(b. 1931)


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(b Kúnágota, 1931).

Hung. composer. Worked for Hung. radio 1957–61. Teacher at Budapest Acad. from 1966. Works incl. operas Hamlet (1966–8), Vérnász (Blood Wedding, after Lorca, 1962–4); Passion‐opera Ecce homo (1987); vn. conc. (1956–7); pf. conc. (1958); tpt. conc. (1968); Déploration, in memoriam Poulenc, ch. and orch. (1964); 2 str. qts. (1976, 1984); Bagatelles, hpd., hp., or 2 pf. (1978); Conc. for Orch. (1982); Aeternitas temporis, sop., str. qt. (1988); On the Year '56, unacc. ch. (1996); 3 syms. (1997, 1998, 1999).

Subjects: Music.


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