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Marko Ruždjak

Marko Ruždjak, Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Date of birth:

  • 07/09/1946

Place of birth:

  • Zagreb

Date of death:

  • 02/23/2012

Place of death:

  • Zagreb

Academic titles:

  • Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (05/29/2008 - 02/23/2012)
  • Doctor of Science

Institutions:

  • Professor - Music Academy of Zagreb

Functions at the Academy:

  • Deputy secretary - The Department of Music and Musicology (01/01/2011 - 02/23/2012)

Membership in Academy:

  • Full member - The Department of Music and Musicology (05/29/2008 - 02/23/2012)
  • Associate member - The Department of Music and Musicology (05/18/2006 - 05/29/2008)

  • 1946    Born in Zagreb on July 9, in the family of the well-known singer and composer Vladimir Ruždjak.
  • 1960    Began to learn orchestration wilh his father.
  • 1968    Took a degrec in Ihe clarinet at the Music Academy in Zagreb. 1969-
  • 1973     Publications editor in the Concert Agency in Zagreb.
  • 1970    The Seven Secretaries Prize for the composition Breviary for mezzo-soprano, baritone, mixed voice choir and orchestra.
  • 1971    The Seven Secretaries Prize for the composition Divertissement for women's choir and chamber ensemble.
  • 1972    Graduated in composition in the class of Milo Cipra at the Music Academy in Zagreb.
  • 1973-
  • 1974     Did further studies in composition with Ivo Malec and Pierre Schaeffer in Pariš
  • 1974     JRT Prize for the composition Prospetti for wind quintet.
    1974-
  • 1976     Manager of the Music Information Centre of the Concert Agency.
  • 1975     Did further studies in composition with Milko Kelemen at the Music College in Cologne.
  • 1977     The Vjesnik Josip Štolcer Slavenski Prize for the composition Madrigal for vvomen's choir.
  • 1979     Appointed professor of theoretical subjects at the Music Academv in Zagreb.
  • 1988     The annual Vladimir Nazor Prize for the composition Uhu for mixed voice choir.
  • 1990     Appointed full professor of composition at the Music Academy in Zagreb.
  • 1995     The Međugorje Prize for the composition Lux aeterna for mixed voice choir.
  • 1996     The Porin Prize of the recording industry for the composition April is the Crne l les l Monlh for guitar trio.
  • 1998     The Porin Prize of the recording industry for the composition Double for guitar. 2000    The Porin Prize of the recording industry for the composition Uhu for mixed voice choir.
  • 2005     The Croatian Composers' Association Boris Papandopulo Prize for the
    composition Komos for six percussionists.
  • 2006     Elected associate fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
  • 2008     Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Prize for the composition La Frontera for soprano and chamber orchestra.
  • 2008    Elected a full fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

 

 


date: 09/16/08