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Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

Introduction to Nikola Šubić Zrinjski

Introductions | Zajc

Who was Ivan Zajc, the composer of Nikola Šubić Zrinjski?

Ivan Zajc (1832-1914), was a Croatian composer, conductor, director, and teacher who dominated Croatia's musical culture for over forty years. Often compared to Verdi for his patriotism and musical style, he was a prolific composer who despite his professional duties managed to complete nearly 1,000 works.

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