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SMETANA MUSEUM

SMETANA MUSEUM The central position occupied by the Smetana museum in Prague powerfully symbolizes the place that Bedrich Smetana holds in Czech music: it occupies the former Old Town Water …

SLAVENSKI MUSEUM

SLAVENSKI MUSEUM Josip Slavenski was one of the most adventurous composers of early 20th-century Yugoslavia. He was born with the name ‘Stolzer’, in 1896, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but later, …

MUSORGSKY MUSEUM

MUSORGSKY MUSEUM Modest Petrovich Musorgsky came from a wealthy land-owning family from western Russia. He was born in 1839 on an estate in the Kun’ya region of the Pskov administrative …

STARI MOSTAR BRIDGE MAP

STARI MOSTAR BRIDGE MAP Crossing Neretva River, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Designer/Engineer Mimar Hayreddin Completed 1566 (destroyed 1993; rebuilt 2004) Length 90 feet (27 meters) Material Limestone Type Arch After …

PARRY MUSEUM

PARRY MUSEUM Shulbrede Priory was an Augustinian foundation, probably dating from around 1190, in the parish of Lynchmere (or Linchmere) in the north-west corner of Sussex, close to Haslemere and …

KLEIN MUSEUM

KLEIN MUSEUM Gideon Klein was one of the Jewish Czech composers imprisoned in the Nazi transit camp at Terezm in 1941; he spent nearly three years there and died when …