This edition of Music Profile is dedicated to Eva Olmerová, whom many consider to be the greatest Czech jazz singer of all time. Some critics have labelled her “our own Bessie Smith” but there is no doubt that Eva Olmerová’s enormous talent and potential was never fully realized.
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Czechs observe day of mourning for pop idol Karel Gott
Thousands pay tribute to deceased national pop icon Karel Gott