Monday, June 3, 2013

Cikker, Jan

Jan Cikker(1911-1989), Slovak composer, a leading exponent of modern Slovak classical music. He was awarded the title National Artist in Slovakia, the Herder Prize(1966) and UNESCO Prize(1979). He studied at the Prague Conservatory. He taught at the Bratislava Conservatory and at the Bratislava Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. He composed operas and symphonic poems.

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