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20th Century

Béla Bartók

The Magyar Master

Passionate collector of folk music. Loved exploring different musical cultures and incorporating them into his compositions. Not a fan of small talk.

Competitions are for horses, not artists.

20th Century


Béla Bartók was a Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist. He extensively researched and collected folk music from various regions, particularly from Hungary and neighboring countries. His compositions often showcased elements of folk melodies and rhythms, combined with modernist techniques.

Famous pieces:

Concerto for Orchestra, "Mikrokosmos," "Six String Quartets"


September 26, 1945



March 25, 1881

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