Horák, Antonin

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Horák, Antonin

Horák, Antonin, Czech conductor and composer; b. Prague, July 2, 1875; d. Belgrade, March 12, 1910. He was an opera conductor in Prague and Belgrade. His own opera, Babiika (Grandmother), was fairly successful at its first performance, in Prague (March 3, 1900). He also wrote cantatas and other choral works.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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