Béni Egressy (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈbeːni ˈɛɡrɛʃi]; born Galambos Benjámin; 21 April 1814 – 17 July 1851 in Sajókazinc) was a Hungarian composer, librettist, translator and actor. He created a number of popular melodic compositions, including the one to Mihály Vörösmarty's patriotic poem Szózat. He also authored the librettos of the operas Hunyadi László and Bánk bán by Ferenc Erkel.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 21st, 1814 (Kazincbarcika), Died July 17th, 1851 (Pest)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-9000||10-in.||5/25/1910||Szózat||Jozsef Szabó Eöri||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||CR2088||12-in.||6/18/1928||Szózat||Erno Dohnányi ; Filharmóniai Társaság||Orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Egressy, Béni," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105636.
Egressy, Béni. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105636.
"Egressy, Béni." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.
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