Otto Solymosi

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Otto Solymosi
Otto aug04.jpg
Born Solymosi Otto
February 20, 1927
Nationality Hungarian
Occupation Director

Otto Solymosi (born February 20, 1927 in Budapest, Hungary) is a director of Magyar Rádió (MR). Solymosi graduated from the Academy of Dramatic and Cinematic Art and started his career at the Royal Revue Theatre in 1948. Since 1954 he has been a director of MR, and in 1974 he became a member of the National Television's director's staff. He is a member of the National Association of Hungarian Journalists.[1]

Solymosi, who received a well merited Jászai Mari Award in 1974, was named Chief Director of Magyar Rádió in 1983.

Selected works[edit]


  • Fényes-Kertész: Csacsifogat;
  • Kodály:Háry János;
  • Kálmán:Csárdáskirálynő;
  • Vaszary-Solymosi:Ki a harmadik?;


  • Molnár:A Pál utcai fiúk;
  • Móricz:Rokonok;
  • Vadnai-Solymosi:Aki felütötte a telefonkönyvet;

For television Solymosi directed "50 Years of Hungarian Radio" in 1975. He continues to work for radio and the stage, and has organized and produced many shows in North America for Hungarian communities in Toronto, Montreal, New York, and Washington D.C.[2]

Otto Solymosi has a son, Andras Solymosi, a grandchild, Andrea, and seven honorary grandchildren, Virág, Kende, Csillag, Tündér, Kincső, Kevin and Dominick.


  1. ^ MUOSZ website
  2. ^ Iván Boldizsár in The New Hungarian quarterly,v ol. 5 p 198 link

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