Emil Hájek

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Emil Hájek, Serbian: Емил Хајек, Emil Hajek, Russian: Эми́ль Яросла́вович Га́ек (March 3, 1886, Königgrätz (Czech: Hradec Králové, north-east Kingdom of Bohemia, Austria-Hungary – March 17, 1974, in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia) was a famous Czech/Serbian pianist, composer (student of Antonín Dvořák) and music pedagogue.

As a Professor of Piano at the Belgrade Music Academy, he was one of the founders of modern Serbian pianistic school. He was also a founding member and first president of the Association of Musical Artists of Serbia. From 1920-1921, he served as director of the Saratov Conservatory.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  • Pedeset godina Fakulteta muzičke umetnosti (Muzičke akademije) 1937-1987 (1988), Univerzitet umetnosti u Beogradu, Beograd
  • Mala enciklopedija Prosveta, III (1978), Prosveta, Beograd
  • Biography at EPTA Serbia's website at the Wayback Machine (archive index)