DJ Loutka, major figure on Czech dance music scene, dies at 51


One of the best-known Czech music DJs, DJ Loutka, has died at the age of 51. The death of the dance music scene stalwart, whose real name was Michal Maudr, was confirmed by a representative of Prague’s Roxy club, a venue where he performed regularly.

DJ Loutka began his career at Bunkr, which was one of the leading Prague clubs in the early 1990s. The tabloid news site Blesk reported that he had committed suicide.