Saturday, February 9, 2013

Martinu, Bohuslav

Bohuslav Martinu(1890-1959), Czech composer, studied at the Prague Conservatory and Prague Organ School, went to Paris, Lisbon to continue his studies, visited US and taught at Tanglewood and Curtis Institute, but he left there and became professor at the American Academy in Rome. The last two years of his life were spent in Switzerland. He composed operas, ballet music, orchestral and chamber music.

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