Bárdos, Albert Kornél (Albert Cornel) (Felsőmindszent, 1 November 1921 - Budapest, 8 November 1993) – Cistercian priest, music historian. He obtained his qualifications at the Theological College of Zirc (1945), the University of Budapest (1949), and at the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest (1951). Upon the dissolution of the Order, he was dismissed from the diocesan service in 1951. Thereafter he worked as a music teacher in Miskolc (1951-1955) and Budapest (1955-1979). He worked at the Institute of Music of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 1979 onward, and taught Music History to the Cistercian novitiate. From 1989 he was Professor at the University of Budapest. History of Hungarian music of the 16th-18th centuries was his main field of research. He edited the History of Music of Hungary, vol. iii 1541-1686 (Magyar Zenetörténet III, 1541-1668) (1990) that became his masterpiece. He was a recipient of the honorary title Excellent Worker of Education (1977) and the Grad Prix of the Art Foundation (1989). – B: 0879, 1466, T: 7456.