Beníšek, Hilarion [Hilarij]
- Jernej Weiss
(b Prosenice, nr Přerov, Czech Republic, Jan 14, 1863; d Belgrade, Serbia, Sept 19, 1919). Czech conductor. Immigrated to Slovenia in 1894 and from there to Serbia in 1910. He received his musical education from his father, Kapellmeister Eduard Beníšek (1829–93), and was also a self-taught conductor. After studying philosophy at the Philosophical Faculty of the Charles University in Prague, he served as Kapellmeister of the František Trnky theatre group from ...