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Slavko Avsenik, Jr

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Birth name  Irwin Elliott Zucker
Role  Composer
Name  Slavko Jr.

Years active  1981 - current
Instruments  Piano
Uncles  Vilko Ovsenik
Slavko Avsenik, Jr.
Born  April 19, 1958 Ljubljana, Slovenia (1958-04-19)
Occupation(s)  Composer, editor, arranger, songwriter, producer
Parents  Brigita Avsenik, Slavko Avsenik
Cousins  Alja Ovsenik, Tadeja Ovsenik
Similar People  Slavko Avsenik, Martin Krpan, Frenk, Rok Golob, Anja Rupel

Slavko Avsenik, Jr. (Slovene: Slavko Avsenik mlajši) (April 9, 1958 in Ljubljana) is a Slovenian composer and pianist. He is also the author of numerous children's songs. He is the son of the Slavko Avsenik.



Avsenik graduated from the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz in jazz piano, in 1981, and film music composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1985.

During and after college he worked as a composer, arranger and producer, first in Ljubljana, then KOCH International in Austria and as a music editor at Arioli BMG in Germany.

He creates film scores and produces music for film, TV, theater, multimedia, using a wide assortment of genres of pop music, and music for children.

Avsenik collaborates with industrial music group Laibach on their album Opus dei.


  • 1981 Award of the Austrian Ministry of Culture
  • 1993 Župančičeva Prix
  • Filmography

  • Opus Films: Remington (1988)
  • The Wind in the Network (1990)
  • Heart Lady (1992)
  • Moran (1993)
  • A Tale of Awakening (1993)
  • Traveling Božidar Jakac (1994)
  • Dogged (1995)
  • Used Fresco (1995)
  • Felix (1996)
  • The Abyss (1998)
  • Socialization of a Bull (1998)
  • Faces of the Green River (1999)
  • Hop, Skip and Jump (2000)
  • In the Kingdom of Marmots (2004)
  • Theater

  • LOVRAČ, Fugitive, Bear With a Rose (A), Jeppe S Hill, Velden 200th
  • LET F. Prešeren
  • Lefend OF Kamniške Veronika
  • STORY Soldier R. MAISTRA, Hansel and Gretel, Cuore (A)
  • Discography

  • Šmentana muha
  • Spanckaj glasba za dojencke
  • Izdano na medijih
  • References

    Slavko Avsenik, Jr. Wikipedia