Milan Grakalić was both a Croatian architect and musician (Medulin, 6th Dec, 1909 – Medulin, 14th Jun, 1979). He graduated in 1938 in the class of prof. D. Ibler at the Zagreb Art Academy, departement for Architecture. During the same year, together with S. Bon, Grakalić was awarded for his architect-project for the "Albania Palace" in Belgrade, Serbia. Later on, during the 1960s and 1970s, he worked on many other similar projects in Zagreb, Karlovac and Zadar. In Medulin and in the Istra region he applied traditional building methods. He played the classic guitar, at 1st "learning by doing", later on he attended the class of A. Segovia and E. Pujol at the Chigiana Academy in Siena. He also composed and played mostly interpretations of classical guitar music. He performed at many concerts and released one record with his own interpretations of Slavonic folk songs.