Marián Varga

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Marián Varga
Varga in 2004
Background information
Born(1947-01-29)January 29, 1947
Skalica, Czechoslovakia
DiedAugust 8, 2017(2017-08-08) (aged 70)
Bratislava, Slovakia
Occupation(s)Composer, organ player

Marián Varga (January 29, 1947 – August 8, 2017) was a Slovak musician, composer and organ player. He was born in Skalica, Czechoslovakia.

In 1979, he began a solo career. Among other achievements, he became a pioneer of absolute improvisation (real-time composition) in Slovakia. In the meantime he continued to contribute to popular music. His work with Pavol Hammel led to five successful albums and to the first rock musical in Slovakia.

Death[change | change source]

Varga died on August 8, 2017 of heart failure in Bratislava, Slovakia at the age of 70.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Vo veku 70 rokov zomrel Marián Varga, hudobník, skladateľ a jedna". Denník N (in Slovak). Retrieved 2017-08-09.
  2. "História > Výročné ceny ZAI > Víťazi pre rok 1992". ZAI (in Slovak). ZAI. 2001. Archived from the original on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2015-04-14.
  3. "Aurel > Víťazi Aurel 2002". Národná skupina IFPI Slovenskej republiky (in Slovak). SNS IFPI. 2003. Archived from the original on 2003-04-16. Retrieved 2015-04-14.
  4. "Varga, Vilikovský, Zemko. Prezident Kiska udelil svoje prvé vyznamenania > Marián Varga". SME (in Slovak). Petit Press. 2015-01-13. Retrieved 2015-04-14.

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