Family and friends pay last respects to composer Petr Hapka


Family, friends, and colleagues paid their last respects to Czech composer and singer Petr Hapka on Thursday at Prague’s Vyšehrad. Hapka, best-known for his chansons and film scores, died on November 25 at the age of 70. Those who attended the ceremony included composer Ondřej Soukup, pianist Petr Malásek, Hapka’s longtime friend and creative collaborator lyricist Michal Horáček, actor and comedian Bolek Polívka and many others.