Juchelka, Miroslav, Czech composer; b. Velká Polom, March 29, 1922. He studied composition with Říýand Hlobil at the prague Cons.(1939-43) and then with albín at the Master School there (1943–47). He was music director of the Czech Radio in Prague (1953–78).
ORCH.: Symphonic Fantasy (1952); Accordion Concerto (1954); Burlesque for Piano and Orch. (1958); Suite for Strings (1961); Burlesque for Clarinet and Promenade Orch. (1970); From the Beskyds, suite (1972); Clarinet Concerto (1974); Piano Concerto (1979); Tarantela festiva (1980). CHAMBER: Miniatures for Cello and Piano (1951); Suite for Nonet (1962); Clarinet Sonatina (1964); 5 Compositions for Due Boemi for Bass Clarinet and Piano (1972); Violin Sonatina (1982).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire