Langer, Victor, Hungarian composer; b. Budapest, Oct. 14, 1842; d. there, March 19, 1902. He studied in Budapest with R. Volkmann, and later at the Leipzig Cons. Returning to Budapest, he was active as a teacher, theater conductor, and ed. of a Hungarian music journal. His songs, Hungarian dances, arrangements, etc., publ. under the pen name of Aladar Tisza , are in the genuine national vein; they enjoyed great popularity.
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