Zorko Prelovec

Zorko Prelovec

A photo of Zorko Prelovec

Zorko Prelovec playing a violin.
Born (1887-02-11)February 11, 1887
Idrija, Goriška, Austria-Hungary
Died February 25, 1939(1939-02-25) (aged 52)
Ljubljana, City Municipality of Ljubljana, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Occupation Composer

Zorko Prelovec was a Slovene composer, well known for his choral works and Lieder. He was also active as a choral conductor, leading the Ljubljana Mercury choir from 1900.[1] It has been said that he was a musical poet and that his compositions for choirs are filled with a soft, tender sentimentality.[2]


  1. Fischer, Erik; Kürsten, Annelie; Brasack, Sarah; Ludorff, Verena (2007). 'Chorgesang als Medium von Interkulturalität: Formen, Kanäle, Diskurse. Stuttgart: Steiner.
  2. Čuješ, Rudolf P.; Mauko, Vladimir V. B. (1958). This is Slovenia; a alance at the land and its people. Toronto: Slovenian National Federation of Canada.

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