Janos Török (1932-1996) was a Hungarian ceramic artist born in Mezőtúr, Hungary. After graduating from college in 1956 he began working at the Zsolnay Factory in Pécs. During his career Török created a variety of unique, modernist figurines and sculptures.
From the late 1950s he began to design his figures, the first of them including the Flutist, Thinker and Harp player. Janos Török created figurines and sculptures that are immediately recognizable. His modernist designs are timeless and a collector's favorite.