Vasilije Mokranjac, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Vasilije Mokranjac

Serbian composer

Date of Birth: 11-Sep-1923

Place of Birth: Belgrade, Belgrade District

Date of Death: 27-May-1984

Profession: composer, film score composer, university teacher, musicologist

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Vasilije Mokranjac

  • Vasilije Mokranjac (Belgrade, 11 September 1923 – Belgrade, 27 May 1984) was a Serbian composer, professor of composition at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade and a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
  • He was one of the most prominent Serbian composers in the second half of the 20th century.
  • Although famed for his symphonies, he also wrote piano music, as well as music for radio, film and theatre.
  • He won the most prestigious awards in former Yugoslavia, including the October Prize, the award of the Yugoslav Radio-Diffusion, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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