Did you know?
The University of Graz has a hall named after Iryna Malaniuk.
Iryna Malaniuk's father operated on a young cadet, Andrii Rozumovsky, the father of Gregor Rozumovsky, a direct descendant of the last Ukrainian hetman.
Solomiya Krushelnytska was a cousin of Iryna Malaniuk's father, and the famous composer Myroslav Skoryk is Iryna's second cousin.
The works of Filaret Mykhailovych Kolessa are still performed by modern professional and amateur groups and are undoubtedly a valuable part of the Ukrainian choral heritage.
The brilliant composer Andriy Hnatyshyn contributed to the appearance of Ukrainian carols, church songs, hymns, and the broadcasting of the Ukrainian-language Holy Liturgy and Vespers on Austrian radio.
Ivan Horbachevsky was the first elected minister and founder of the Austrian-Hungarian Public Health Service in 1917-1918
In the Quartets Op. 59, which Beethoven wrote in Vienna and dedicated to Andrii Rozumovsky, featured Ukrainian folk melodies!
The son of the last hetman, Kyril Rozumovsky, Andrii, was one of the most important figures at the Congress of Vienna in 1815.
Composer Andriy Hnatyshyn led the choir of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic St Barbara's in Vienna for 64 years, and thanks to him, the choir became one of the best choirs in Europe.
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