Rezső Seress, composer of the world-famous song "Gloomy Sunday", created and played his music in Kispipa. In the past decades, Kispipa has also been visited by HRH the Prince of Wales, Arturo Toscanini, Spencer Tracy, John Steinbeck, Arthur Rubinstein, Beniamino Gigli, Otto Klemperer, and Ray Charles.
The song that has inspired artists from Ray Charles to Björk
The New York Times
"The restaurant is a privately owned cooperative, and in its enthusiasm and bustle the staff stands in marked contrast to the bored legions of East Bloc waiters who on the whole would prefer their patrons to fast or at least go somewhere else"
"Rezső Seress was the composer of one of the most famous evergreen songs, Gloomy Sunday. The song has been performed in more than 100 languages."
"The famous song, Gloomy Sunday, has been covered by Billie Holiday, Serge Gainsbourg, Elvis Costello, Björk and Portishead. Otto Klemperer, and Ray Charles."
"Between 1958 and 1968, Rezső Seress played the piano here. In 1979, Ervin Aubel, the renowned restaurateur, took over, joined by master chef Tibor Rosenstein 1980. With their efforts, the restaurant soon became internationally famous."
"Rezső Seress is not a musician, he is simply a genius."
"In the past decades, Kispipa has also been visited by HRH the Prince of Wales, Arturo Toscanini, Spencer Tracy, John Steinbeck, Arthur Rubinstein, Beniamino Gigli, Otto Klemperer, and Ray Charles. "
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