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- "When you hired me, you hired a Slavanski. My family has taught piano for 200 years. Of all my 13 brothers and sisters, I was the one sent on the scholarship."
- —Josef Slavanski
Slavanski is the name of a Russian family that has been in existence since at least the 1800s. The family has been giving piano lessons to the public for 200 years and as well as musical talent, blindness is also a trait that has been genetically passed from generation to generation.
Known family members Edit
Josef Slavanski Edit
Josef Slavanski is a blind piano teacher who attempted to teach Fran Katzenjammer the piano in 2001. He was born to Petor Slavanski in the early 20th century into a family of thirteen other siblings. He lived in a yurt, or a traditional Russian tent made of beaver skins, and was taught the piano at an early age. He was the best player in his family, and earned a scholarship to an unknown music university, and, once he had qualified, became a piano teacher.
Petor Slavanski Edit
Petor Slavanski is a blind, Russian piano teacher. He was invited to Black Books by his son, Josef, to hear a rendition of piano music by who he thought was Fran Katzenjammer, but was really Manny Bianco.
Anton Slavanski Edit
Anton Slavanski is a blind, Russian piano teacher. He was invited to Black Books by his grandson, Josef, to hear a rendition of piano music by who he thought was Fran Katzenjammer, but was really Manny Bianco.
Petor Slavanski's children Edit
As well as Josef, Petor Slavanski had thirteen other children. When Josef recieved a scholarship to a music university, his siblings stayed behind in a yurt, a traditional Russian tent made of beaver skins.
Josef Slavanski's wives Edit
- Slavanski may be a reference to Josip Štolcer-Slavenski, a Croatian composer and professor at the Music Academy in Belgrade.