My grandfather, Kalman Marki, was a clothing designer, stage director, actor and political activist. In the 1950s and 1960s he hosted a Hungarian language radio show in Miami, Florida. It was sponsored by the Hungarian Culture Club where he was a leader. Grandpa was a great promoter of Hungarian art, music, drama and culture.This album includes eight recordings of his favorite poetry in Hungarian. Listen now.
Watch the movie of my grandparents dancing the Hungarian Csárdás
Here are my current set of tools for book research and writing.
The story behind the statue of Bela Lugosi at the Vajdahunyad Castle in Budapest, Hungary
Visit to Sarospatak Jewish Cemetery in Sárospatak Hungary. A family history search begins.
Hugo Gellert was a great artist and a close friend of my grandfather, Kalman Marki. I enjoyed meeting Hugo when I was a child and teenager.
History of the Jewish population of Sárospatak, Hungary where my ancestors lived.