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Elek Bacsik

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Primary Instrument: Guitar, acoustic

Born: May 22, 1926 | Died: March 14, 1993    

Originating from a gypsy family, 4-year old Bacsik started playing the violin. He later studied at the Academy of Music in Budapest. In 1943, he started to perform mainly as guitarist in folk music bands like the one led by accordion player Mihály Tabanyi. As a sideman, he also recorded some 78 rpm records playing guitar, violin, bass and cello. Following his three year service in the Hungarian army, he left Hungary in 1949 and played for a while with his friend György Cziffra, a pianist, in Austria and Switzerland. After that, he spent more than two years in Lebanon, where he appeared both in dance orchestras and classical orchestras...
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