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Gloomy Sunday: Is the Hungarian Suicide Song a Cursed Composition?

Do you believe a song can kill? In the early 1930s, Hungarian songwriter Rezso Seress was struggling to make a living. Music publishers were uninterested in his work. His fiancĂ©e argued with him constantly. Give up the dream, she’d say, and who could blame her? The chips were down, and money was tight. But Seress …

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