Biography of Zoltán Jeney (1915-1981)

Zoltan Jeney and his wife
Kindly provided by Zoltan Paul Jeney
24.10.1915
Born in Subotica, Hungary (Serbia today)
1933
Until 1938 studies of flute at the conservatory Budapest with Dömötör, composition with Kodály and Siklós
1938
Principal flute at the Hungarian Opera
1942
Solo flute of the Munich Philharmonics (until 1944)
1945
Imprisonment due to the suspicion spying (because of his work in Germany). He came free by the record of Zoltan Kodaly.
1946
Principal flute of Hungarian National orchestra
1947
Founds the Budapest woodwind quintet
1950
Teacher at the music college Béla Bartók
1952
He becomes father of two sons (twins). They inspired Britten to compose the Gemini Variations
1957
Principal flute of Hungarian Opera for 14 years
12.06.1968
First performance of the wind quintet by Gaál Jenö with the Budapest wind quintet in the Hungarian radio
Author of a flute method and editor of many flute works for Editio Musica Budapest
21.10.1981
Dies in Budapest

Sheet music for flute:

Flöten-Schule - Heft 1 (Schule)
(flute)
Rating: very easy


Flöten-Schule - Heft II (Schule)
(flute)
Rating: easy


Flötenduos II (Sammlung)
(2 flutes)
Rating: easy
  1. J. Haydn: Minuetto
  2. L. v. Beethoven: Minuetto
  3. F. Lessel: Andante grazioso
  4. A. B. Fürstenau: Duo Concertant (Le Nozze die Figaro di Mozart)
  5. B. Schumann: Vogel als Prophet
  6. P. I. Tschaikowsky: Kamarinskaia
  7. A. K. Ljadov: Prelude
  8. N. A. Rimskij-Korsakov: Der Hummelflug


Flötenduos III (Sammlung)
(2 flutes)
Rating: difficult
  1. G. Winters: Vergnügung
  2. G. Winters: Fuga
  3. B. Jozsef: Epitaphium in memoriam reti Jozsef
  4. P. Ivan: Pastoral
  5. P. Ivan: Burla
  6. S. Endre: Vier Medallions
  7. S. Endre: zwei kleine Duos


Literature von/über Zoltán Jeney

Last edit 25.08.2012