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Slavko Avsenik
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Slavko Avsenik
Background information
Born (1929-11-26)November 26, 1929
Begunje na Gorenjskem, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died July 2, 2015(2015-07-02) (aged 85)
Slovenia
Genres Oberkrain ethnic, polka, waltz
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, band leader, album producer
Instruments piano accordion, Vocal
Years active 1953–2015

Slavko Avsenik (November 26, 1929 – July 2, 2015) was a Slovene composer and musician. Since 1953, Avsenik produced more than 1,000 songs and enjoyed success both in Slovenia and in other parts of Europe and America. He was viewed as a Slovenian cultural icon.


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