Bereczki, Gábor (Gabriel) (Békés, 24 March 1928 -) – Linguist, folklorist, literary translator. He studied at the University of Budapest (1948-1949), then at the University of Bucharest (1949-1952). He was an assistant scientific researcher at the Philological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1953-1956). He taught at the Finno-Ugrian Department of the State University of Leningrad (now St Petersburg) from 1956-1973. Between 1973 and 1993 he was a professor of the Finno-Ugrian Department of the University of Budapest, and professor at the University of Udine, Italy (1958-1979). With László (Ladislas) Vikár he collected and published the folk music of more than 300 villages along the Volga-Kama Rivers (Votjak, Mordvin, Tartar, Bashkir etc.). His main research field is the Cheremis language. He translated some of their literary works into Hungarian. Some of his publications are: Grundzüge des tscheremischen Sprachengeschichte (Principal Features of History of the Chereremiss Language) (1992); From the Neva to the Ural (A Névától az Uralig) (1994); The Finno-Ugrian Foundations of the Hungarian Language (A magyar nyelv finnugor alapjai), university textbook (1996), and Introduction to Baltic Finn-Ugrian Linguistics (Bevezetés a balti finnugor nyelvészetbe) (2000). He received the Academy Prize (1986). – B: 0874, 1257, 1031, T: 7103, 7456→Vikár, László.