Petr Skoumal – songwriter whose music touched both children and their parents

05-10-2014

Petr Skoumal, photo: Marián VojtekPetr Skoumal, photo: Marián Vojtek The singer, songwriter and film score composer Petr Skoumal, who passed away last Sunday aged 76, wrote hundreds of songs for both adults and children. He will be remembered as an ingenious composer with a great sense of humour and irony as well as a melancholic streak that came out in many of his tunes.