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Dvořák, Antonín Leopoldlocked

(1841–1904)
  • Graham Melville-Mason

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Dvořák, Antonín Leopold (1841–1904), composer and conductor, was born on 8 September 1841 in Nelahozeves, to the north of Prague, the eldest of nine children of František Dvořák (1814–1894), musician, butcher, and innkeeper, and his wife, Anna Zdeňková (1820–1882). Recognition of his early musical talent led to his being sent at the age of twelve to ...

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