Hungarian Americans

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Ernie Kovacs
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    Ernie Kovacs

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    Ernest Edward "Ernie" Kovacs (January 23, 1919 – January 13, 1962) was an American comedian, actor, and writer.


  2. Keith Jarrett
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    Keith Jarrett

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    Keith Jarrett (born May 8, 1945) is an American pianist and composer who performs both jazz and classical music.


  3. Béla Bartók
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    Béla Bartók

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    Béla Viktor János Bartók (/ˈbɑrtɒk/; March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century; he and Liszt are regarded as Hungary's greatest composers (Gillies 2001). Through his collection and analytical study of folk music, he was one of the founders of comparative musicology, which later became ethnomusicology.


  4. George Pataki
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    George Pataki

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    George Elmer Pataki (/pəˈtɑːki/; born June 24, 1945) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 53rd Governor of New York (1995–2006). A member of the Republican Party, Pataki was a lawyer who was elected Mayor of his home town of Peekskill, later going on to be elected to State Assembly, then State Senate. In 1994, he ran for Governor against three-term incumbent Mario Cuomo, defeating him by over a three-point margin as part of the Republican Revolution of 1994. Pataki, succeeding a three-term Governor, would himself be elected to three consecutive terms, and was one of only three Republican governors of New York elected since 1923, the others being Thomas Dewey and Nelson Rockefeller.


  5. Christine Nagy
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    Christine Nagy

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    Christine Nagy is an American radio broadcaster. She is a morning radio personality at WLTW-FM (106.7 Lite FM), which is New York City's highest rated radio station. She is also an actress.


  6. Ronnie Earl
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    Ronnie Earl

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    Ronnie Earl (born Ronald Horvath, March 10, 1953, Queens, New York, United States) is an American blues guitarist and music instructor.


  7. John Alton
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    John Alton

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    John Alton A.S.C. (October 5, 1901 – June 2, 1996), born Johann Jacob Altmann, in Sopron/Ödenburg, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary, was an American cinematographer. Alton won an Academy Award for the cinematography of An American in Paris (1951), becoming the first Hungarian-born person to do so.




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