Aggházy, Károly, Hungarian pianist, teacher, and composer; b. Pest, Oct. 30, 1855; d. Budapest, Oct. 8, 1918. He studied at the Pest Cons. (1867–70), the Vienna Cons. (1870–73), with Liszt (piano), and at the Budapest Academy of Music with Volkmann (composition, 1875–78). After touring with Hubay (1878–81), he was a prof. of piano at the Budapest Cons. (1881–83; from 1889). He also taught at the Stern and Kullak conservatories in Berlin (1883–89). He wrote 2 operas, many piano pieces, choral works, and songs.
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