In 1998, Istvan Parkanyi, Heinz Oberdorfer, Ferdinand Erblich and cellist Michael Müller formed the Parkanyi Quartet.
Istvan Parkanyi, of Hungary, (born in Leipzig, Germany), (1976–1984)
John Harding, born in Australia, (1985–1990)
Arvid Engegård, of Norway, (1991–1997)
Heinz Oberdorfer, of Germany
Ferdinand Erblich, of Austria
Stefan Metz, of Romania