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Illés (band)

Illés ( Hungarian name: Illés együttes = Illés Ensemble) were a Hungarian rock/ beat band (1960–1973), and was one of the biggest groups of the 1960s and early 1970s rock boom in Hungary. The band is often compared to the Beatles as regards the time period of its activity, its artistic and cultural influence and continuing popularity.


Illés (Hungarian: Elijah) is the name of the following people:

  • Béla Illés (born 1968), Hungarian footballer
  • Béla Illés (writer) (1895-1974), Hungarian writer and journalist
  • Jenö Illés (1877–1951), Hungarian-German cinematographer and film director
  • György Illés (1914–2006), Hungarian cinematographer
  • Márton Illés (born 1975), Hungarian composer and pianist
  • Richard Illes (born 1957), American heart surgeon convicted of 1999 murder of wife Miriam Illes

Illés may also refer to:

  • Illés (band), Hungarian rock band (1960–1973)