Tijardovic, Ivo

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Tijardović, Ivo

Tijardović, Ivo, Croatian composer; b. Split, Sept. 18, 1895; d. Zagreb, March 19, 1976. He studied in Zagreb. He began his professional career by conducting theater orchs. He wrote operettas of the Viennese type; of these, Little Flommy (1924) became successful in Yugoslavia. His opera Dimnjiaci uz ]adran (The Chimneys of the Adriatic Coast; Zagreb, Jan. 20, 1951) depicts the patriotic uprising of Yugoslav partisans during World War II; he also wrote the opera Marco Polo (Zagreb, Dec. 3, 1960).


I. Plamenac, I. T.(Split, 1954).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire