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Dvorak, Antonin

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Czech composer in the Romantic period. His music was heavily influenced by the folk music of Moravia and Bohemia, although, during his time in New York as director of the National Conservatory of Music, he also explored American music and themes. Best known for the New World Symphony, and his Slavonic Dances.

Born 1841, died 1904.
  • The Antonin Dvorak Memorial at Vysoka u Pribrami

    A stately residence which served as a source of inspiration for the composer, now a museum open all year round. Describes its collections and exhibitions, with details of admissions and visitor services.

  • The AntonĂ­n Dvorak Society (SAD)

    An association of admirers of the musical legacy of the composer, based in Prague; includes contacts and links.

  • Dvorak American Heritage Association (DAHA)

    Formed to celebrate and explore the composer's music and life, with an emphasis on his residency in the US from 1892-95. Provides a biography and other resources, news, events, and details of membership.

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