Tuesday, 12 September 2017


A quiet affair

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Birthday boy
This year's anniversary of András Pető's birth was also the Big Five-Oh of his death.

Perhaps there were small informal ceremonies at the usual paces in Budapest – at the big bust, at the cemetery and in front the street plaque in Budapest, and in Szombathély outside one of his possible birthplaces, but reports of these did not make it on line as in previous years.

I spotted three Hungarian newspaper reports, none of them in a national newspaper:

I reported the first of these on Facebook. It includes a bit of new (to me) material:

I have not noticed any commemorative ceremonies anywhere else in the world. That does not of course mean that there have been none.

Just for the record.

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