KOKOL Miro (August 31, 1937, Ptuj, Slovenia) professor of music, born as the fifth of seven children. He passed the entrance examination for the study of violin. In 1954, he completed six piano classes at a lower music school in three years with great success. After graduating from the Secondary School of Music and earning the title of professional music teacher, in October 1958 he became a full-time professor at the elementary school, and at the same time enrolled in a regular five-year composition study at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana.
In 1961, he was called to Radio Television Slovenia to set up a Girl Choir of Radio Ljubljana, and with that choir - in 1963 - he was also ranked first in the category of girls' choirs in Slovenian choral competition for youth singing. In October of the same year, he crowned his higher education with a Bachelor of Composition at the Academy of Music and earned the title of Professor of Music.
After returning from the army, he took a job at the Pionirski dom in Ljubljana, where he deliberately engaged in youth choirs. He began publishing collections with foreign and lesser-known choral literature. He is a big proponent of the polyphonic sentence, which is evident in his overall choir creativity.
He served as a cultural consultant at the City of Ljubljana Community, and for the last professional 18 years has been a secretary of the Association of Cultural Organizations of the Central Ljubljana Municipality Center until he retired in December 1997.