Beliczay, Julius von


An Hungarian composer, whose work is not markedly national in character. He is the author of songs, pieces for the piano, and the following works: a Mass in F, frequently performed; three string quartets; an andante for stringed orchestra; a serenade for strings; a trio; two symphonies; an Ave Maria for solos, choir and orchestra. In 1891 he published Part I of a Method for Composition. His death occurred, at Pesth, in 1893. He was born at Komorn, Hungary, and trained for the profession of civil engineer. Studied music under Joachim, Hoffmann and Franz Krenn. In 1888 he was appointed professor of theory in the National Music Academy in Pesth.