The plaque outside the Hungarian cottage states that Haraszthy was the first sheriff of San Diego and that he lived from 1812 to 1869. This hardly does justice to a man and his family who contributed so much to America and to California in particular. Here is the story of this Hungarian-born American. Ágoston Haraszthy’s […]
Sándor Márai was born in the city of Kassa in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now in Slovakia) on April 11, 1900, in a Hungarian family of German lineage. His father, Géza Grosschmid, was a jurist and after World War I, he was Kassa’s elected representative in the Czechoslovak legislature. Márai studied in Kassa, Eperjes and Budapest. […]
Zoltán Rozsnyai was born in Budapest, on January 29th, 1926. He is a graduate of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, where he studied under Zoltan Kodaly, Bela Bartok, and Ernest von Dohnanyi, among others. Already a concert pianist at the age of 10, he was one of the youngest students ever accepted by the […]
HOUSE OF HUNGARY is open Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
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Please pick a Saturday or Sunday and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Custodian will be there at 11:30 to help you.