Miklos Rozsa
Date of Birth
Apr 18, 1907
Birth Place:
Budapest, Hungary


Born into a well-to-do Hungarian family, Miklos Rozsa manifested an interest in music -- especially folk music -- as a young boy and was drawn to the life of a musician despite his father's best efforts to push him into a more practical field. He studied in Leipzig, Germany, under Hermann Grabner and Theodor Kroyer, and he seemed headed toward a promising career as a composer, with early successes...