Born: Saturday, December 21, 1850 in Seborice, Czechoslovakia
Died: Monday, October 15, 1900 in Prague, Czechoslovakia
Nation of Origin: Czechoslovakia
Pad Arkuna ('The fall of Arkun) (1898)
- 1865-1867 at Leipzig Conservatory where he studied with Richter, Jadassohn, and Moscheles
- 1868 at the Paris Conservatoire
- Returned to Prague and began composing, teaching, and conducting
- Began to compose operas in 1893 with libretti by his mistress, Anezka Schulzova.
- Died in 1900, probably of kidney disease.
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