Czech composer, son of Old-řich Palkovský; b. Zlin, Dec. 18, 1939. He studied composition with Schaefer at the Brno Cons. (graduated, 1960), and with Kapr at the Janáček Academy of Music in Brno (graduated, 1964).
orch.: 2 syms.: No. 1 (1964) and No. 2 for Piano and Orch. (1968–69); Chamber Music I for Strings, Piano, and Percussion (1964). chamber: Cello Sonata (1963); Chamber Music II for Piano, Organ, Celesta, and Percussion (1968); Horn Sonata (1967); 3 Studies for Accordion and 9 Winds (1969); Trio for 3 Accordions (1969); Suite for Tuba and Piano (1979); Musica polyphonica for Clarinet and Piano (1983).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire