MIHÁLY SIPOS was born in 1948 in Budapest, Hungary. His ancestors from
his father's side were shepherds, his grandmother knew their old
songs and dances. The grandfather of Sipos on his mother's side
was a great singer and the lover of the classical music, the first
violin was given to the little child Sipos by him. Sipos's mother
learned piano in the Liszt Music Academy, so he growned up in a
Sipos became a pupil of one of the famous music schools established
by Zoltán Kodály where he started to play the violin at his age of seven.
He studied the classical violin for 11 years.
He started to be involved in the traditional music since 1972. In
1973 he founded the group Muzsikas with his two friends, Dániel Hamar
and Sándor Csoóri. He became the "primás" of the band. Beside
of the violin he plays the "citera" in Muzsikás. He is the
artistic director of most of the concerts and
and he is the coordinator between the
Muzsikás and the guest classical musicanas.