Zoltán Pongrácz

Zoltán Pongrácz (1912, Diószeg, Hungary) studied composition with Zoltán Kodály in Budapest and orchestra direction in Vienna with Rudolf Nilius and in Salzburg with Clemens Krauss, then musicology at the Berlin für Lautforschung Institute and finally electroacoustic composition at the Utrecht University with Gottfried Michael Koenig.

His electroacoustic works were produced in Hungarian, Czechoslovak, French, Dutch and Yugoslavian studios and presented in the framework of radio programs, concerts and festivals in numerous cities in Europe, North and South America as well as in Japan.