Mašek, Kamilo [Maschek, Camillo]
- Aleš Nagode
(b Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 11, 1831; d Stainz, nr Graz, Austria, June 29, 1859). Slovenian composer. Son of Kaspar Mašek and opera singer Amalia Horny. He was a child prodigy and studied violin, piano, organ, and music theory with his father. His peaceful youth was disrupted by the bankruptcy of the family opera troupe (...