Pavle Merkù

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Pavle Merkù

Pavle Merkù (12 July 1927 – 20 October 2014) was a Slovene composer and a scientist researching folk music, Slovene language and the origin of words.[1] Merkù received the Prešeren Award for lifetime achievement in 2014.[2] He was known for composing Ljudsko izročilo Slovencev v Italiji (Slovene Folk Heritage in Italy).

Merkù died in his birthplace in Trieste, Italy, aged 87.

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