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date: 28 May 2020

Eisenhuth, Đurolocked

  • Zdravko Blažeković

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(b Zagreb, Dec 25, 1841; d Zagreb, April 2, 1891). Croatian composer, conductor and violinist. He studied the violin in Zagreb and composition and counterpoint in Vienna. From 1861 to 1875 he led his own orchestra, which performed mostly dance and popular music. In 1867 Eisenhuth started teaching the violin at the music school of the Hrvatski Glazbeni Zavud, and in 1881 he became the leader of the theatre orchestra, which he also conducted for operettas and operas; in 1873 he was appointed conductor of the Hrvatsko Pjevačko Društvo Kolo. He held all these posts until his death. During the 1870s he also conducted several other Zagreb choral societies (Sloga, Merkur, Hrvatska lira, Crkveno Glazbeno Društvo). Eisenhuth was organist of the church of St Mary in Zagreb, and also performed as a solo violinist and in a string quartet and piano trio.

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International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music
Zagreb, Hrvatska Akademija Znanosti i Umjetnosti, Arhiv