Marko Marin (professor)

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Marko Marin (3 April 1930 – 10 January 2015) was a Slovenian theatre director, art historian, professor, and restorer.[1] In 2007, he was named a distinguished professor at the University of Ljubljana.[2] In Lower Carniola, he was especially well known for his almost 50 years of work in the renovation of Mirna Castle near Mirna, started in 1962.[2][3]

Life and work[edit]

Marko Marin was born in Gabrovka near Litija, Kingdom of Yugoslavia.[1] He received a bachelor's degree in art history in 1958 and in theatre direction in 1963, and earned his master's degree in art history in 1972.[4] He worked for six years with young actors in Koper as a theatre director and then took a job as a professor of theatre direction at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) of the University of Ljubljana, where he delivered lectures in the history of theatre.[1] For two terms, he was the regular deputy of the Yugoslavia at the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR).[1] He delivered lectures at the universities of Leipzig, Vienna, and Barcelona, and he studied Jesuit drama, the Škofja Loka Passion Play, and Ruše religious drama.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Ob jubileju očeta Speče lepotice dobrodelna prireditev" [A Charity Event at the Anniversary of the Father of the Sleeping Beauty]. (in Slovenian). 4 April 2010. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Rešil je spečo lepotico" [He Saved The Sleeping Beauty] (in Slovenian). 10 April 2010. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
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  4. ^ "Marko Marin". Slovenian Current Research Information System (in Slovenian and English). Retrieved 14 February 2011.