László Halmos

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László Halmos (10 November 1909, in Nagyvárad – 26 January 1997, in Győr) was a Hungarian composer,[1][2] choir director and violinist.

He wrote choral works, songs, chamber music, oratorios, cantatas, masses, as well as works for orchestra and for the organ, totalling several hundred works. He was choir director of Gyór Cathedral and also held the position of professor at the Theological College and the State Conservatory.[3] As a violinist, he was one of the early members of The New Hungarian Quartet.[4][5]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Missa barbara
  • Missa de Nativitate Domini
  • Motets


  1. ^ László Halmos Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine sbmp.com (English)
  2. ^ László Halmos Archived 2011-10-03 at the Wayback Machine hitvallas.hu (Hungarian)
  3. ^ László Halmos, Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Inc., retrieved 4 November 2016
  4. ^ Ezra Pound (2015), Michael T. Davis; Cameron McWhirter (eds.), Ezra Pound and 'Globe' Magazine: The Complete Correspondence, Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 209–10, ISBN 978-1472589613
  5. ^ Zoltán Székely, Liszt Academy, retrieved 4 November 2016