Antun Dobronić

Antun Dobronić (2 April 1878, Jelsa, Croatia – 12 December 1955, Zagreb, Croatia) was a Croatian composer and pupil of Vítězslav Novák. He studied at the Prague Conservatory from 1910 to 1912. From 1922 to 1940, he served as professor at the Zagreb Academy of Music. His works show a strong streak of Croatian nationalism, which also is manifest in his writings on music. He sought to integrate high culture music techniques with traditional Croatian folk elements.

Dobronić was a prolific composer. He composed eight symphonies and six ballets. He also composed operas, chamber music, and works for choirs.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 2nd, 1878 (Jelsa), Died December 12th, 1955 (Zagreb)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-84540 10-in. 10/18/1934 Three pieces for five instruments Bruno Reibold ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  


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