- Špela Lah
(b Črna na Koroškem, Slovenia, July 11, 1930). Slovenian composer and conductor. Considered one of the greatest Slovenian musicians of the 20th century, he has left a special mark on Slovenian pop song, chanson, and popular music as far as both music composition and interpretation are concerned. His father, Franz Shiffer, was an opera singer, and his mother, Ljudmila Sepe, a music teacher. His music career began when he was a student of piano and trumpet at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, and a trumpeter at the Dance Orchestra of RTV Ljubljana (...