Josip Ipavec

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Josip Ipavec
The lied At the Crossroads (1891)

Josip Ipavec (21 December 1873 – 8 February 1921, surname sometimes spelled Ipavic[1]) was a Slovenian composer. A native of Šentjur,[1] he lived in that town for much of his life. He was a physician in his professional life, at first in the Austria-Hungarian army and later for the most part in Šentjur. As a composer, he wrote mainly theatre music and lieder. In 1901, he wrote the first and the most often performed Slovene ballet, the pantomime A Little Man ("Možiček").

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  1. ^ a b Pokorn, Danilo. 1990. Josip Ipavec. Enciklopedija Slovenije, vol. 4, p. 175. Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga.

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