Bela Bartok — Hungarian Composer born on March 25, 1881, died on September 26, 1945

Béla Viktor János Bartók was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century; he and Liszt are regarded as Hungary's greatest composers. Through his collection and analytical study of folk music, he was one of the founders of comparative musicology, which later became ethnomusicology... (wikipedia)

I cannot conceive of music that expresses absolutely nothing.
Competitions are for horses, not artists.
In art there are only fast or slow developments. Essentially it is a matter of evolution, not revolution.