• Born date: 1896-05-11
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1955-11-30
Josip Štolcer-Slavenski

Josip Štolcer-Slavenski (11 May 1896 - 30 November 1955) was a Yugoslav and Croatian composer and professor at the Music Academy in Belgrade.(b Čakovec, 11 May 1896; d Belgrade, 30 Nov 1955). His father gave him his first instruction in music, then in 1913 he entered the Budapest Conservatory where his teachers included Kodály and Siklós. His studies were interrupted in 1916 by army service and at the end of the war he was forced to return to his father’s business in Čakovec.