Coming from a musical family, Gergely Bogαnyi is one of the youngest ever pianists to have won the Kossuth Prize, becoming one of the leading pianists of his generation. He was born in 1974 in Vαc, Hungary and started playing the piano at the age of four. He continued his studies at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and at Indiana University in Bloomington with professors Lαszlσ Baranyay, Gyφrgy Sebφk, Matti Raekallio.
Gergely Bogαnyi has had success in several national and international competitions.
In 1996 he won the International Franz Liszt Competition in Budapest. The name of other competition winners may be seen on the official "Filharmonia Budapest" webpage.
In 2000 he was awarded the Liszt Prize by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage.
In 2000 the Cross Merit of the White Rose of Finland by the President of the Finnish Republic.
In 2001 his series of "Chopin's complete piano works" received the Hungarian Gramofon Prize in the category of "Best concert event and performing artist in Hungary".
On March 15, 2004 he received the highest artistic award of Hungary, the Kossuth Prize(Kossuth-dνj)
Gergely Bogαnyi has performed worldwide, and performs as a soloist with leading orchestras, for example the London Philharmonic in 2004. On November 27-28, 2010 he performed all the compositions of Frιdιric Chopin at Palace of Arts (Művιszetek Palotαja) in Budapest.