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composer

Petar Konjovic, composer. Recipient Medal of Merit, 1953, Life-work award, 1946. Fellow Serbian Sciences and Art.

Background

Konjovic, Petar was born on May 5, 1883 in Curug, Yugoslavia. Son of Pavle and Katica (Pivnicki) Konjovic.

Education

Graduate Conservatory of Prague (Czechoslovakia), 1906.

Career

1 son, Jovan. Teacher Serbian School Music, Belgrade, 1907-1914. Composer, Sombor, 1914-1916, Zagreb, 1917-1918. Inspector music Ministry Education, Belgrade, 1919-1921.

Director opera, Zagreb, 1921-1926. Director National Theater, Osijek, 1927-1932, Zagreb, 1933-1939. Professor, dean Academy Music, Belgrade, 1939-1950.

Founder, director Musiciological Institute, Belgrade, 1947-1954, retired.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Works include operas, folk operas, folk songs for voice and piano, symphonic poem, sonata for violin and piano, concerto for violin and orchestra, symphony for orchestra, chamber music works, choirs. Author: Personalties in Theater and Music. Serbian and Slav Music.

      Miloje Kilojevic, Stevan Mokranjac-a musical portrait, 1956. Essays About Music, 1965.

Membership

Fellow Serbian Sciences and Art.

Connections

Married Milena Stanisic, October 14, 1907.

father:
Pavle Konjovic

mother:
Katica (Pivnicki) Konjovic

spouse:
Milena Stanisic