Dusík, Gejza

BORN 1 Apr 1907, Zavar - DIED 5 May 1988, Bratislava
CAUSE OF DEATH natural causes
GRAVE LOCATION Bratislava: Martinský cintorín (Section 13, grave 17)

Gezja Dusík is best known for his operattas and dance songs. He studied Medicine at the University of Bratislava for four semesters. He had already written several popular songs when he decided to pursue a career in music. He studied composition at the Neues Wiener Conservatorium with Eugen Zádor from 1932 to 1936. In 1935 the premiere of his first operetta " A Thousand Meters of Love" took place at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava.

Dusík is regarded as a pioneer of Slovakian popular music and Slovakian tango. One of his best known songs is "Dedinka v údoli" ("Village in the Valley"). He wrote over 10 operettas. In 1965 he received the title of Merited Artist and in 1988 the title of National Artist. He died in 1988 in Bratislava.


The grave of Gezja Dusík at Martinský cintorín, Bratislava.
Picture by Androom (18 Sep 2004)


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Published: 21 May 2016
Last update: 23 Nov 2023