Victor Máté

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Victor Máté in the summer of 1981. Photo sourced from the Hungarian Wikipedia

Victor Máté (b. Budapest, February 26th 1945) is an Erkel Ferenc Prize-winning Hungarian musician, composer and actor. President of the Artisjus Copyright Association since 2012. [1][2]



Between 1959-63 he attended the Béla Bartók Vocational School of Music, where Rezső Sugár was his composition teacher. After graduating from the vocational high school, he continued his studies at the Liszt Ferenc College of Music under Ferenc Farkas was a professor. Between 1968 and 1970, he studied modern avant-garde and electronic music in Warsaw. His teachers were Grażyna Bacewicz and Włodzimierz Kotoński.

Musical activities

He has been a composer since 1970 and became a member of the Non-Stop ensemble in 1971.

In 1972, he became a solo artist and made radio recordings, as well as writing rock musicals, stage music and film music. The band brought together to support his music existed until 1976. From 1980 to 1981 he was the light music editor of MTV, from 1982 to 1986 and from 1994 to 2007 he was the music director of the Radio's editorial office.

He wrote music for several children’s pieces at the Nevesincs Theater.

He retired in 2007 as the head of the Pop Music Production Editorial Office.

Awards, recognitions

  • Petals Award (1970)
  • Ferenc Erkel Prize (1985)
  • Szabolcs Fényes Award (1999)
  • Artisjus Lifetime Achievement Award (2005)
  • Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (2005)


  1. Victor Máté replaces János Bródy at the head of Artisjus., February 5, 2012 [2012. archived from the original dated February 9 ]. (Accessed February 5, 2012)
  2. Archived copy. [2015. archived from the original on 4 January ]. (Accessed: January 4, 2015)
  3. Portrait film of Hungarian Television presented on March 7, 2008 and repeated on February 27, 2011.
  4. New 2004 edition of the fairy tale "Oz the Great Wizard"., December 26, 2013 (Accessed December 26, 2013)


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Text adapted from the Hungarian Wikipedia