"Béla Bartók’s life, work and humanity were brilliant in themselves, so it is not necessary to add any false statements to make his brilliance shine brighter, because to do so would only make it fainter. The life of every person is mostly characterized by their actions, the work done, the thoughts described, the good, or indeed the bad, contributed. The book […] presents to the reader […] the composer, the music academy teacher, the musicologist collecting and organizing folk songs, the concert performer, the father, the uncompromising Hungarian who faithfully loves his homeland…”