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Sladek, Osi

 Person

Biography

Osi Sladek is a musician living in Denver, Colorado. He began entertaining people as a child during World War II in Hungary. Osi Sladek was born in Czechoslovakia in 1935 to a father who was a Czechoslovakian composer and first violinist of the Kassa Philbarmonic. The family fled from the Nazis into the Tatra mountains before escaping through the Russian front. Osi Sladek joined the folk music scene in LA in 1958, married Selma Rosen and moved to Denver, Colorado.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Rosen And Sladek Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B292
Abstract Russian Jewish immigrants Samuel Castille and Zelda Goldberg Rosen settled on Denver's west side and raised 13 children. Their daughter Clara Rosen married Joseph Rosen and they had four children including Selma Rosen who married Osi Sladek. Joseph Rosen began selling newspapers in Denver at the age of seven, starting out as a helper for his future brothers-in-law Max and Al Rosen. Hyman Rosen was born in Denver in 1916, the third youngest of the 13 children of Samuel and Zelda Rosen. He...
Dates: 1960-2015

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