10. “Gloomy Sunday:” The Hungarian “Suicide Hymn” between the Myths and Interpretations

ÁGNES PATAKFALVI-CZIRJÁK


 

1. Rezső Seress, “Szomorú Vasárnap” (Gloomy Sunday)

 

Written by: László Jávor.
Composed by: Rezső Seress.
Performed by: Pál Kalmár.

 

Lyrics


 

2. Billie Holiday, “Gloomy Sunday”

 

Written by: Sam Lewis.
Composed by: Rezső Seress.
Performed by: Eleanora Fagan Gough.

 

Lyrics

Discogs


 

3. Genesis, “In the Beginning”

 

Composed by: Rezső Seress.
Performed by: Anthony Phillips, Michael Rutherford, John Silver, Peter Gabriel, Anthony Banks.

 

Lyrics

Discogs


 

4. Björk, “Gloomy Sunday”

 

Composed by: Rezső Seress.
Performed by: Björk Guðmundsdóttir.

 

Lyrics

Discogs


 

5. Damia, “Sombre Dimanche ”

 

Written by: F. Eugène Gonda*.
Composed by: Jean Marèze, Rezső Seress.
Performed by: Marie-Louise Damien.

 

Lyrics

Discogs