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Valentin Bakfark

b. Brassó [modern Brașov, Romania], ?1526-30; d. Padua, 22 August 1576

Hungarian lutenist/composer.

Wrote the following volumes of lute music:

INTABULATURA VALENTINI BACFARC TRANSILVANI CORONENSIS. LIBER PRIMUS. Lyon: Jacques Moderne 1553. (Brown 15531facsimile

PREMIER LIVRE DE TABELATURE DE LUTH [...]. Paris: Adrian le Roy & Robert Ballard 1564. (Brown 15641) [French tablature edition of Brown 15531facsimile

VALENTINI GREFFI BAKFARCI PANNONII, HARMONIARUM MUSICARUM IN USUM TESTUDINIS FACTARUM, TOMUS PRIMUS [...]. Krakow: Lazarus Andreae. (Brown 15651) [reprinted in 1569] facsimile


Modern edition:
Valentini Bakfark opera omnia. ed. I. Homolya and D. Benko (Budapest 1976-82).