Petar UgrinBorn: January 12th, 1944, Zagreb (Yugoslavia, nowadays Croatia)
Died: September 14th, 2001, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Petar Ugrin was the musical director of Kvalifikacija za Millstreet, the pre-selection in which seven new EBU members from Eastern Europe vied for three places in the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest final in Millstreet. He conducted the RTV Ljubljana Big Band for the Slovenian and Hungarian entries, ‘Tih deževen dan’ and ‘Árva reggel’ respectively, of which the former qualified. Ugrin, however, did not accompany the Slovene group 1 X Band to the Eurovision final, where ‘Tih deževen dan’ was conducted by its arranger, Jože Privšek.
In due course, a more extensive biography of Petar Ugrin will be published on this website