Quotes by Gyorgy Ligeti

About Gyorgy Ligeti:


György Sándor Ligeti was a composer of contemporary classical music. He has been described as "one of the most important avant-garde composers in the latter half of the twentieth century" and "one of the most innovative and influential among progressive figures of his time".

Author Bio


  • NameGyorgy Ligeti
  • DescriptionAustrian composer
  • BornMay 28, 1923
  • DiedJune 12, 2006
  • CountryHungary
  • ProfessionComposer; Music Educator
  • WorksPoème Symphonique
  • AwardsKossuth Prize; Ring Of Honour Of The City Wien; ; Order Of Merit For Arts And Science; Theodor W. Adorno Award; Balzan Prize; Praemium Imperiale; Léonie Sonning Music Prize