MILAN OSTOJIĆ LESZCZYNSKI (b. 1943) composer, musician and writer, has lived and worked in Prekmurje (Slovenia) for the second decade now. He was born in Prijedor (Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina) and studied in Sarajevo. He has been involved in music for over fifty years. He writes lyrics and compositions for many artists at home and abroad, and has received several awards for his work. In 2003, 2005 and 2011, he received the Professional Jury Award for Best Composition at the festival "Narečna popevka / Pop-songs in Dialect", and in 2011 he received the Second Prize for Dialect Text.