Musical Notes: Bosnia-Herzegovina

20 Convertible Marks 2019
Filip Višnjić 1767–1834

A Bosnian Serb epic poet and ‘guslar’, the traditional name in the Bosniak-Croatian-Serbian language for an epic singer who performs long narrative tales while accompanying himself on a one- or two-stringed instrument, known as a gusle (gusla).

To see another banknote with Filip Višnjić, see the Musical Notes of Serbia 50 Dinara.

Links to Music:

The Gusle: Serbian Epic Poetry

Narodni guslar Milić Šaponjić-Vožd Karađorđe i Filip Višnjić

Singing to the accompaniment of the Gusle

Narodni guslar Đorđe Tanović-Početak bune protiv dahija