44th National Táncház Festival & Fair • 4–6 April 2025
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Obituary: Dr. Paksa Katalin folk music researcher at the Hungarian Institute of Musicology since 1971. She began her 50 year career working under ethnomusicologists Bálint Sándor and Vargyas Lajos. Her work embraced all areas of ethnomusicology: collection, transcription, categorization, comparison of Hungarian and neighboring ethnic groups, monographic music history examination, research on traditional folk performance, ornamentation, connections between folk and composed music. She was born in Zalaegerszeg, then studied in Pécs and at the Hungarian Academy of Music. She died on February 13th 2021 at the age of 77. By Matyovszky Márta (zaol.hu).