By Alena Skodova.
Welcome to Czechs in History. In today's edition I'll tell you about a famous 18th century Czech composer, Josef Myslivecek, who spent most of his life in Italy, known there as the ingenious 'Il Boemo' and a composer of more than 40 operas for the most popular opera houses in all the big Italian cities.
As associate professor of musicology Jarmila Gabrielova from the Philosophical faculty of Charles University told me, Myslivecek was born to a well-off family, but none of his relatives had anything to do with music.....
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