Marij Kogoj

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Marij Kogoj

Marij (Julij) Kogoj (Trieste, 20 September 1892[1]Ljubljana, 25 February 1956) was a Slovenian composer. He was a pupil of Schoenberg and Franz Schreker, and immensely popular during the 1920s, culminating with his opera Črne maske (Black masks).[2]

Works, editions, recordings[edit]

  • Črne maske "Black masks" Opera 1928 - scheduled for performance January 2012[3]


  • Complete Works for Violin & Piano, Črtomir Šiškovič (violin) and Emanuele Arciuli. Stradivarius 2000


  1. ^ Slovenski biografski leksikon: Marij Kogoj (Slovene)
  2. ^ Opera, power and ideology: anthropological study of a national art p97 Vlado Kotnik - 2010 -"The interwar generation of Slovenian opera composers was characterized by an eclectic range of styles, from Romanticism to modernism. The 1920s were dominated by the Expressionist composer Marij Kogoj,60 a pupil of Schoenberg"
  3. ^ SNG Maribor