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Anton Fabian Collection

The collection contains recordings and albums secretly recorded on tapes at the performances of the Loving Teenagers gospel band (1970  – 1972, member Anton Fabian) in Bratislava and Prague, distributed on cassettes. It also contains albums recorded in a secret studio in Hýľov near the town of Košice (1984 – 1988) and samizdats on religious and spiritual topics.



  • Slovak

Name of collection

  • Anton Fabian Collection

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

  • The collection contains recordings and various documents with notes connected to the writing of these hymns, i.e. of gospel music, in Slovakia. The driving force behind all this was Anton Fabian, the author of the songs, who distributed these works in the underground church in Slovakia.


  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 10-99
  • music recordings: 0-9



Geographical scope of recent operation

  • regional


Date of founding

  • 1970

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content


Access type

  • visits by appointments


  • Kajanová, Yvetta. Gospel music na Slovensku. Bratislava: Katedra hudobnej vedy Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Komenského, 2009.

Author(s) of this page

  • Kajanová, Yvetta


Fabian, Anton , interview by Kajanová, Yvetta , May 12, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-03-02 11:55:19