Thursday, June 6, 2013

Dacian, Ion

Ion Dacian(1911-1981), Romanian tenor, known for interpretation of operetta roles. He studied at the Academy of Music in Cluj, and he began his career in 1934 at the Romanian Opera there. He was appointed the director of the operetta theater.

Daija, Tish

Composer of Albanian national ballet - "Halili and Hajria"-Tish Daija*
Tish Daija(1926-2004), Albanian composer. he composed the first Albanian ballet "Halili and Hajria" that premiered on January 13, 1963 and has since been showed more than 250 times at the National Theater. He also composed an opera Spring(Pranvera). He studied at the Moscow Conservatory.

Damme, Joseph Baron van

Joseph Baron van Damme(1940- ), known under the pseudonym Jose van Dam, is a Belgian bass-baritone. He studied at the Brussels Royal Conservatory, graduated with diplomas and first prizes in voice and opera performance. He made his opera debut at the Paris Opera in 1961. He has performed at L'Opera de Paris, Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, Vienna State Opera etc

Dankevych, Konstantyn

Konstantyn Dankevych(1905-1984), an eminent Ukrainian composer and music teacher, he studied at the Odessa Conservatory, later he taught there, he also taught at the Kiev Conservatory. He was the director of Songs and Dance of the Red Army Choir in Tbilisi. He composed operas and ballet music.

Danon, Oskar

Oskar Danon(1913-2009), Bosnian Jewish composer and conductor. He studied music in Yugoslavia, then worked as a conductor in Sarajevo. He became conductor and music director of the Belgrade Opera, chief conductor of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra. He was professor at the Belgrade Music Academy, and he was awarded the October Award of the City of Belgrade, and AVNOJ Award.

Darclee, Hariclea

Hariclea Darclee(1860-1939), Romanian operatic soprano. She possessed an agile, powerful, and beautiful voice that was wielded with a fine technique. She studied at Iasi and Paris, made her operatic debut in Paris, sang in La Scala, Moscow, Lisbon, Barcelona, and St. Petersburg.

Dandani, Nikete

Nikete Dandani, XI century Bulgarian musician. He was one of the persons setting the foundation of the most cultivated Christian religious music.