Did Maxwell Davies have a Hungarian ancestor?

From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:

You’d never know that Hitler and Stalin were banging at the door. A bagpipe wail in the fifth Divertimento weirdly anticipates Peter Maxwell Davies’s Orkney Wedding. Actually, Max would have loved this….

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  • Mike Schachter says:

    Almost everyone has a Hungarian ancestor.

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