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Vaclav Jan Tomásek

Profoundly affected at age 16 with a performance of Mozart’s then-new Don Giovanni, Vaclav Tomásek would carry Mozart’s aesthetics into nineteenth century Prague music, even though with a somewhat updated glitter comparable to that of Hummel. Unwanted fat, sarcastic, and arrogant, Tomásek had not been popular, but he was the …

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Karel Komzák

Komzak learned the violin from his dad and studied with Mildner and Bennewitz in the Conservatory in Prague. He became a theatre conductor in Linz as well as the music group innovator for the armed service in Innsbruck. Komzak also carried out the provincial Liedertafel there but didn’t stay in …

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