ROMANTICISM: Explore the late George Colerick's fascinating series of articles encroaching on the subjects of melody, romanticism, operetta and humour in music.
VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
Hungarian composer Jenő Huszka was born in Szeged on 24 April 1875. He learnt to play the violin when he was very young, and in 1896 he played in the Paris-based Lamoureux Orchestra.
He studied composition at Budapest's Zeneakadémia and also studied law. He then worked in the art department at the Ministry of Education.
Inspired by Hungarian folk music and Viennese waltzes, Huszka wrote a series of operettas, for which he is best known, including Bob herceg (Prince Bob).
He died in Budapest on 2 February 1960, aged eighty-four.
Portraits. Jenő Huszka - In defence of operetta and copyright, by Anett Fodor