József Schunda

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József Schunda (1818–1893) and Vencel József Schunda (1845–1923) were brothers and Hungarian musical instrument makers.

József Schunda started a workshop in Pest in 1848, and his brother joined him as an apprentice in 1856, advancing to become a partner, and later the owner of the factory. The workshop produced the first pedaled Hungarian concert cimbalom in 1874 and also redesigned a modern tárogató, a clarinet-like instrument specific to Hungary. The workshop was closed in World War II.

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