44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Bársony Mihály, Master Craftsman Th is „tekerő” (hurdy-gurdy) maker from Tiszaalpár, lived from 1915 to 1989. He played clarinet, citera and hurdy-gurdy. There are more than 200 hurdy-gurdies and countless citeras in existence that bear his name. „Misa had good hands, anything he picked up he did well, and it was something you could look at. He was a good person. This country could use a lot of people like him.” Recollections by his widow and late brother. Article by Szerényi Béla.