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A ‘HUNGARIAN suicide song’ that has been linked to 100 deaths and was banned by the BBC has resurfaced online.

Gloomy Sunday was a song released by Hungarian pianist Rezső Seress in 1933. The song has been linked to many suicides across the world around the time it was released. Many victims are reported. It claimed that Javor “wrote the song for a former girlfriend,” and that shortly after its release she committed suicide and left behind a note reading simply “Gloomy Sunday.” Rezso Seress. Most of you may not know that my favourite song in the world is a song called 'Gloomy Sunday' by the Hungarian composer Rezso Seress. Forget the fact that it's a damn depressing song, and you'll realise just how hauntingly beautiful it is. There are dozens of versions of it, and each remains individual yet beautiful. Sad sunday rezso seress songs 370,00 dollars awaited Rezső Seress in the United States, but he chose instead to remain in Hungary and finally, he choked himself to death with a wire. Rezső Seress was born on November 3, 1889, in a poor family of Jewish origins.

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Gloomy Sunday was composed by pianist Rezsö Seress in 1933. It contains depressing lyrics about despair caused by war and people’s sins.

The melancholy chorus states: “Gloomy is Sunday/With shadows I spend it all, My heart and I/Have decided to end it all.”

An urban legend claims many people from across Europe and America took their lives while listening to the track, which caused it to be banned by radio stations.

A teenage girl in Vienna is believed to have drowned herself while clutching a piece of sheet music.

In Budapest, a shop keeper is claimed to have killed himself and left a note that quoted the song lyrics.

And in London, a women is said to have overdosed while listening to the record on repeat.

Many of the deaths are difficult to verify, and critics have linked the suicides – most of which took place between 1930-40s - to famine, poverty and Nazi Germany’s influence in Europe.

Seress initially struggled to get the song released because of its sad tone.

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One publisher said: 'There is a sort of terrible compelling despair about it. I don't think it would do anyone good to hear a song like that.'

In January 1968, 35 years after writing the song, composer Seress killed himself.

The BBC banned Billie Holiday’s version of the song from being broadcast, saying it was detrimental to wartime morale.

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However, the ban was lifted in 2002.

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Sinead O’Connor and Marianna Faithfull have recorded versions, and Gloomy Sunday featured in the 1993 Steven Spielberg film, Schindler’s List.

YouTube users have commented that “this song is depressing”, while others have called it “just boring”.

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