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Říhovský, Vojtěch

Říhovský, Vojtěch , Czech choirmaster and composer; b. Dub na Moravě, April 21, 1871; d. Prague, Sept. 15, 1950. He was trained in Prague at the Organ School, the Jan Ludvík Singing Inst., and the Arnošt Černý Music Inst. (1887–92). He served as a choirmaster in Dub na Moravě (1892–1902), Chrudim (1902–14), and at St. Ludmila in Prague (1914–36). He composed some 300 sacred works, as well as secular vocal works and instrumental pieces.

Bibliography

C. Russ, R. als Kirchenkoponist (Prague, 1913); V. Bathasar, V. R. (Prague, 1921); J. Dušek, V.R. a jeho Životní díl;o (V. R. and His Life’s Work; Prague, 1933).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

Ríhovský, Vojtech

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