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HUNGARIAN BURIAL CUSTOM

INFORMANT WORKS WITH MY FATHER AT FORD MOTOR CO.,
DEARBORN, MICHIGAN AND HE TOLD THIS HUNGARIAN
BURIAL CUSTOM AS FOLLOWS:
THIS USED TO BE A HUNGARIAN BURIAL CUSTOM, UP UNTIL
RECENT YEARS, IF A WELL-KNOWN MUSICIAN DIED, HIS ENTOURAGE
WOULD BE PRECEDED BY AN ORCHESTRAL GROUP, CONSISTING
MOSTLY OF STRING INSTRUMENTS, TO THE BURIAL GROUNDS..

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN ; FORD MOTOR CO

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 12-01-1971

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