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02/03/1824 Composer Bedřich Smetana is born


Smetana´s „My Country" Documentary


Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau) - Stunning Performance


Smetana: Symphonic Poem ''The Moldau'' (arr. by composer)


Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau) / Urbański · Berliner Philharmoniker


B. Smetana: Prodaná nevěsta (předehra) / The Bartered Bride (Overture)

Bedřich Smetana was born in Litomyšl, east of Prague in Czechia. He was introduced to music at the age of 6 by his father. He decided to pursue a musical career. After few years of studying, he set out on a tour with little success. He composed operas, with much greater success. He is known as the father of Czech music.
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