Kamilo Mašek

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Kamilo Mašek (1831 – 1859) was a Slovenian of Czech descent and music composer. Mašek was a son of Czech-born Kašpar Mašek. Mašek had introduced more romantic influence into Slovenian music.[1] His compositions include various sacred works.[2]


  • Overture to the melodrama Judith (1854), for orchestra
  • Polkas for wind orchestra
  • Divertimento for two violas, two cellos and double bass (1954)
  • Fantasy for piano and melofon
  • Choral Music: The Lake
  • Songs, a wreath of songs on texts by F. Prešeren


  1. ^ Josip Andreis, Slavko Zlatić Yugoslav music 1959 "growing national awakening and stirring resulted in romanticism which was introduced into music by Kamilo Masek (1831-1859)"
  2. ^ Franz Metz Die Kirchenmusik in Südosteuropa 2003 "Der einzige slowenische Komponist dieser Zeit, mit dem man Elze vergleichen kann, war Kamilo Masek (1831-59). Leider starb Masek schon im Jahre 1859. Er war der Nachkomme einer sehr bekannten tschechischen Musikerfamilie."