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Croatian music at a glance

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Croatian music at a glance

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Croatian music at a glance

Croatian
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Croatian music at a glance

Croatian
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Croatian music at a glance

Croatian
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Croatian music at a glance

Croatian
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Croatian music at a glance

Croatian
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Croatian music at a glance

Croatian
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Croatian music at a glance

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Croatian music at a glance

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Croatian music at a glance

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Dora Pejačević

Dora Pejačević was born on September 10, 1885 in Budapest as the daughter of a Croatian ban, Count Teodor Pejačević and Hungarian Countess Lille Vay de Vay. She grew up in family castle in Našice in Slavonia, where in the environment of true culture, enriched musical experiences encouraged by a musically gifted mother, spreading her spiritual horizons by reading from the rich family library, and with private training in excellent English governess Miss Edith Davison, acquired a solid education. Her musical upbringing was guided private teachers, first the Budapest musician Károly Noseda, and after 1903, when the family moved to Zagreb due to the ban’s honor of father Teodor, a professor of Croatian music institute.

Boris Papandopulo

Boris Papandopulo [Honnef am Rhein [since 1960. Bad Honnef], Germany, 25. February 1906 – Zagreb, October 16, 1991) is one of the most striking Croatian musicians of the twentieth century. “Born, raised and raised in a family that has always been close associated with music and theater ”, he dedicated himself to music very early. Papandopulo first he studied piano privately, then studied composition at the Music Academy in Zagreb (where he studied piano) he listened to lectures by F. Dugan, F. Lhotka, A. Dobronić, and taught and graduated in composition in the class of B. Bersa in 1929), and then in Vienna, at the New Vienna Conservatory, conducting by Dirk Fock (1928-1930).