Gašper Mašek

Gašper Mašek or Kašpar Mašek (6 January 1794 – 13 May 1873) was a Czech-Slovenian composer.

Gašper Mašek

The son of Vincenc Mašek (1755–1831), he was born and spent his early life in Prague, where he also studied.[1] He then made a career as a composer for the theater in Graz and Slovenia.[2] He composed operas, operettas, church music, and cantatas.[2] Among his works are the patriotic Slovenian Overture (1870).[1] He died in Ljubljana.[1][3] His son Kamilo Mašek (1831–1859) was also a composer.

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  1. ^ a b c Simpson, Adrienne (1995). "Mašek". The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Vol. 11. London: Macmillan. pp. 746–747.
  2. ^ a b Černušák, Gracián; Štědroň, Bohumír; Nováček, Zdenko, eds. (1963). Československý hudební slovník II. M-Ž (in Czech). Prague: Státní hudební vydavatelství. p. 62.
  3. ^ "Iz Ljubljane". Učiteljski tovariš. No. 11. June 1, 1873. p. 175. Retrieved April 18, 2021. Iz Ljubljane. Gosp Gašper Mašek je umerl.