Petr Skoumal

Singer, Composer

1938 – 2014

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Who was Petr Skoumal?

Petr Skoumal was a Czech musician and composer.

Skoumal focused on film music. He also composed music for animated shorts. In the past he made several stage performances with Jan Vodňanský in The Drama Club in Prague. After the break-up of the duo he made several albums for adults, echoing the communist times. In the 90s he started a series of albums for children, based on the stories of Emanuel Frynta, Pavel Šrut and Jan Vodňanský. The former was made into a stage performance for Divadlo v Dlouhé.

He was the son of the notable Czech translator Aloys Skoumal.

He died in 2014 at age of 76. His funeral was held at the Strašnice Crematorium in Prague.

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Born
Mar 7, 1938
Prague
Also known as
  • Skoumal, Petr
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  • Czechoslovakia
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Died
Sep 28, 2014
Prague

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on July 23, 2013

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