Jenő Lisztes was born in Budapest in 1986. He started to play on the most famous hungarian instrument called cimbalom at age of 4. His father and grandfather are cimbalom players too, so it is kind of tradition in his family. Ágnes Szakály was his first teacher in the music school and later in the Franz Liszt Music Academy was Ilona Szeverényi Gerencsérné. He was graduated in 2010 as a cimbalom teacher and artist. He is a member of Roby Lakatos Ensemble since 2006 and has his own jazz trio called Jeno Lisztes Cimbalom Project. He often plays as a soloist with world famous symphonic orchestras. He played on the most famous stages like Carnegie Hall, Musikverein, Concertgebouw, Bozar, Palace of Arts in Budapest with several formations. In 2012 he was invited to make the cimbalom part for a hollywood movie called Sherlock Holmes 2, Game of Shadows by Hans Zimmer.