Rezső Seress's "Gloomy Sunday" could be one of the most controversial songs of all time. Initially written in 1933, it was soon known worldwide as the cursed song that makes people commit suicide. Seress's music, along with Hungarian poet László Jávor's breakup inspired lyrics, allegedly caused the suicides of at least 100 people. This is why the song "Gloomy Sunday," is synonymous with the phrase "Hungarian Suicide Song."
Rarely do you ever hear about songs that were banned because they were cursed, but that is the case with "Gloomy Sunday." While a few songs - as well as movies - are said to be cursed, the urban legend regarding the song "Gloomy Sunday" is not like any other. Considered one of few "killer songs," the "Gloomy Sunday" song curse has an interesting and mysterious background. Continue reading to learn all about "Gloomy Sunday" and give the song a listen - that is, if you're not too scared.
The Song Is Alleged To Be Related To 100 Suicides
The Song's Composer Committed Suicide
It Is Rumored That The Woman The Song Was Written About Committed Suicide As Well
The Song Was Initially About The Horrors Of Concentration Camps
Gloomy Sunday Was Banned In The UK
The Song Itself Is About Suicide