After finishing grammar school in Pazin, Balota experienced the end oft the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy in Pula, where he worked as a journalist and editor of the newspaper Hrvatski list. Later on he studied Slavistics and Philosophy in Zagreb and Belgrade. He also was interested in Social studies and Economics which he studied in Germany (Berlin, Frankfurt am Main). Gaining a Ph.D. in the same field he worked throughout former Yugoslavia as an university professor. Concerning his literary interest, he was particulary active in the 1930s. As a poet he is one of the most recognisable names of modern Croatian lyricism of the 20th century. He was often imprisoned during lifetime because of his ideology.
Mate Balota Discography
Writing & Arrangement
|UEP-108||Various||Roženica Various - Pod Učkun Kućice Bele - Učka 71 ★ 73 (7", EP)||Jugoton, Glavni Odbor Za Izgradnju Tunela Kroz Učku||UEP-108||Yugoslavia||1971||Sell This Version|
|C - 005||Gori Uši Winnetou*||Tri Nonice - Grandi Indigesti Gori Uši Winnetou* - Rolling Stronz's (Cass, Album)||Bonaca||C - 005||Croatia||1993||Sell This Version|