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György Sándor Ligeti; (May 28, 1923 – June 12, 2006) was a Jewish Hungarian composer born in Romania who later became an Austrian citizen.

Ligeti received his initial musical training in the conservatory at Kolozsvár (Cluj, Transylvania, Romania). His education was interrupted in 1944 when, as a Jew, he was forced to labor by the Nazis. At the same time his parents, brother, and other relatives were deported to the…

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  • Ligeti's where it's at
  • By what opus should a greenhorn begin with?
  • Just stick to metal mate
  • Maybe I was a bit too quick to judge...especially given my interest in avant-prog/avant-garde metal. Can you guys explain his appeal exactly?
  • как же хорошо it's like you transcend to another place,a better one
  • Requiem is the scariest piece of music ever made by far.
  • His requiem is so damn badass....
  • I just love Continuum.
  • Lux Aeterna слишком прекрасна.
  • His music is difficult [2]

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