Bozó, Péter

Péter Bozó (born 1980) is a music historian and research fellow at the Budapest Institute for Musicology of the Research Center for the Humanities. He obtained his PhD at the Budapest Music Academy in 2010 with a thesis devoted to Liszt’s songs and based on a study of the sources at Weimar. His book based on his dissertation (A dalszerz˝o Liszt [The song composer Liszt], 2016) was awarded the György Kroó Plaquette of the Hungarian Musicological Society in 2018. Since 2018, he has been the Editor-in-Chief of Studia Musicologica, the international journal of musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. As an OTKA, TÁMOP and Bolyai post-doctoral scholarship holder he has continued research work into operetta and Offenbach reception in Hungary. He is co-author of the volume Musical Salon Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century, published by Boydell & Brewer in 2019. His book Offenbach Performances in Budapest, 1920–1956 will be published soon as part of the series Cambridge Elements in Musical Theatre.

Popular Music Theatre under Socialism


Popular Music Theatre under Socialism

Operettas and Musicals in the Eastern European States
1945 to 1990

2020,  236  pages,  paperback,  34,90 €,  ISBN 978-3-8309-4248-1