views updated

Tuksar, Stanislav

Tuksar, Stanislav Croatian musicologist; b. Gornji Kraljevec, July 27, 1945. He studied philosophy and English at the Univ. of Zagreb, then cello with R. Matz and musicology with I. Supicić at the Zagreb Cons.; subsequently studied with E. Weber in Paris (1974-76). He was a researcher at the Zagreb Inst. of Musicolvogy and taught at the Cons.; received the Humboldt scholarship from the Institut für Musikforschung in Berlin (1986). He wrote numerous articles about aesthetics, philosophy, and terminology of music of the 16thto 18thcenturies and about the musical archives in Croatia. He publ. a book on Croatian music theorists of the Renaissance, Hrvatski renesansni teoreticari glazbe (Zagreb, 1978; Eng. tr., 1980). Among the books he ed. were Glazba, ideje i drustvo: Svecani zbornik za Evana Supiöica/Music, Ideas, and Society: Essays in Honor of Ivan Supičić (Zagreb, 1993) and The Musical Baroque, Western Slavs, and the Spirit of the European Cultural Communion/Glazbeni barok i zapadni Sloveni u kontekstu europskog kulturnog zajednistva (Zagreb, 1993). He also wrote music criticism and tr. several books by Zofia Lissa and Erich Fromm into Croatian.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

About this article

Tuksar, Stanislav

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article