Slovak Romantic period composer Ján Levoslav Bella (1843-1936) was born and died in the Hungary of his time. He is now honored as a great among Slovakian artists. Ordained as a priest, he wrote church music as well as songs in German and Slovak, the symphonic poem Fate and the Ideal, and the opera Wieland der Schmied.
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Bella, Jan Levoslav (1843 - 1936)
Brief biography and recommended recordings.
Bella, Ján Levoslav (1843 - 1936), Hungary
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Celebrated Personalities: Ján Levoslav Bella
Details of Slovakian postage stamp issued in his honor.
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