Clarinetist and singer Ivo Pěšák dies at age 66

The clarinetist and singer Ivo Pěšák died in Prague on Monday morning, at the age of 66, from complications following a bypass surgery. Ivan Mládek, the leader of the Banjo Band which Mr. Pěšák played with, said that the death of his band mate came as a great loss. A funeral ceremony for the musician is to take place next Monday.