41st National Táncház Festival & Fair • 1–3 April 2022
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Traditional clarinetist Csillag József “Pala” is from the village of Kürt (Strekov) in southern Slovakia (a bit northeast Komárom). He was born in 1944 in Kürt into a Gypsy musician family. This study has information on his family and on the various bands he played in over the years. He has played traditional music all over the region and worked playing music in Vienna and also in eastern Germany for a longer period around 1990. He holds a professional musician’s certificate and is still active. By Terék József.