- Leon Stefanija
(b Veržej, Slovenia, June 17, 1895; d Ljubljana, May 23, 1941). Slovenian composer. His earliest studies were with Hinko Druzovič and especially Janáček’s pupil Emerik Beran in Maribor; after World War I he intensively studied harmony and counterpoint by himself. He continued to study composition at the Prague Conservatory in ...