Emil Ábrányi (writer)

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Emil Ábrányi (1897).

Emil Ábrányi (born January 1, 1851 in Pest , † May 20, 1920 in Szentendre ) was a Hungarian writer, journalist and opera librettist. He was the son of the composer Kornél Ábrányi and father of the composer and conductor Emil Ábrányi .

Ábrányi wrote several opera texts, some of which his son later set to music. He also translated foreign-language libretti into Hungarian.


  • Wilibald Gurlitt, Carl Dahlhaus (ed.): Riemann Music Lexicon. In three volumes and two supplementary volumes. Ábrányi 2) Emil. 12th completely revised edition. 1. Personal section A – KB Schotts-Söhne, Mainz 1959, p. 4 (first edition: 1882).

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