Karl Hajos

Karl Hajos (January 28, 1889 – February 1, 1950) was a Hungarian composer who worked on many film scores. Born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hajos emigrated to the United States in 1924 and worked in Hollywood. Beginning in the late silent era, he worked on over a hundred films with a variety of directors and studios. He was one of nine composers employed on the 1931 western Fighting Caravans.[1] In 1934 he worked on Cecil B. Demille's thriller Four Frightened People.

Karl Hajos
Born28 January 1889
Died1 February 1950 (aged 61)

Selected filmography


  1. Wierzbicki p.135


  • Wierzbicki, Eugene. Music, Sound and Filmmakers: Sonic Style in Cinema. Routledge, 2012.

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