Kornél Ábrányi

Kornél Ábrányi (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkorneːl ˈaːbraːɲi]; 15 October 1822 – 20 December 1903) was a Hungarian pianist, music writer and theorist, and composer. He was born in Szentgyörgyábrány. A pupil of Frédéric Chopin, and a close friend of Franz Liszt, whose music he championed, Ábrányi chiefly wrote music for piano, but also composed chamber music, choral works, and lieder. He began teaching at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music at its founding in 1875 and became its Secretary.

He was one of several people to use the pseudonym Kákay Aranyos.

Ábrányi died in Budapest, aged 81. His grandson was the composer Emil Ábrányi.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 15th, 1822 (Nyírábrány), Died December 20th, 1903 (Budapest)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-4941 12-in. 11/21/1907 Csöndes Éj Van Jeanne Ferenczy Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ábrányi, Kornél," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107983.

Ábrányi, Kornél. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107983.

"Ábrányi, Kornél." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107983


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