Milko Kelemen

Croatian composer
Milko Kelemen

Milko Kelemen (March 30, 1924 – March 8, 2018) was a Croatian composer. He was born in Slatina, Croatia.[1] Kelemen founded the Music Biennale Zagreb, an international contemporary music festival and served as its president from 1961 to 1979.[2]

He also worked at the Electronic Siemens Studio in Munich and was invited to Berlin as Composer in Residence.

Keleman died on March 8, 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany at the age of 93.


  1. "Milko Kelemen". (in Croatian). Institute of Croatian Music Industry. Retrieved 2009-12-29.
  2. Špoljarić, Mirta (9 April 2009). "Injekcija suvremene glazbe". Vijenac (in Croatian). Matica hrvatska (394). Retrieved 2010-01-01.