Křivinka, Gustav, Czech composer; b. Doubravice nad Svitavou, April 24, 1928. He studied with Kapral and Petrželka at the Brno Cons. (1946–50), then with Kvapil at the Brno Academy of Music (graduated, 1954). He wrote 2 syms. (1951, 1955), 2 violin concertos (1950, 1952), 2 piano concertos, song cycles, and chamber music.
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