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Vítězslav Novák (5 December 1870 – 18 July 1949) was one of the most well-respected Czech composers and pedagogues, almost singlehandedly founding a mid-century Czech school of composition. Stylistically, he was a leading figure in the Neo-Romanticism movement, and his music has been occasionally considered an early example of Czech modernism.

He was born in Kamenice nad Lípou. He studied music at the conservatory in Prague, and attended Antonín Dvořák's masterclasses where his fellow students included Josef Suk. From 1909 to… read more

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  • Really getting into his oeuvre.
  • Pauline if you are reading this, I left the front door key at Tony's house. Also he asked you to glue and expand the estrus and electrified [group]'pataphysics[/group] group.
  • Great stuff!
  • http://www.last.fm/music/Various+Artists/Czech+Classical+Songs+%28Magdalena+Ko%C5%BEen%C3%A1%29

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