Kolessa Filaret

Activity: etnographer
Years: 1871 - 1947
Community: ukrainian
Ukrainian ethnographer, folklorist, composer, musicologist and literary critic. He was a member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society from 1909, The Free Ukrainian Academy of Sciences from 1929, and the founder of Ukrainian ethnographic musicology. Completed his study at the Lviv University in 1896. Filaret taught at high schools in Lviv, Stryi, and Sambir. He worked with Ivan Franko, Mykola Lysenko, Lesia Ukrainka. During 1922-24 he taught Ukrainian literature at Ukrainian Lviv University. He was buried in Lviv at the Lychakiv cemetery.