Szelenyi, Istvan

István Szelényi (8 August 1904 – 31 January 1972) is a composer and musicologist from Hungary. He studied with Kodály at the Budapest Academy of Music. He toured as a concert pianist (1928-30); upon his return to Budapest, he began teaching at the Cons in 1945, later becoming its director; he also taught at the Academy of Music (1956-72), and ed. j Zenei Szemle is a journal published by Zenei Szemle (1951-56). He received the Erkel Prize in 1969.


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