Vladimír Sommer biography

Vladimír Sommer

Composer

1921 – 1997

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Who was Vladimír Sommer?

Vladimír Sommer was a Czech composer from Dolní Jiřetín near Most.

Sommer began his studies at the Prague Conservatory, where he studied violin with Bedřich Voldan and composition with Karel Janeček. He then continued his education at the Academy of Arts and Music with Pavel Bořkovec. His first job was a composition teacher, and he eventually became a professor in the Music Department of Charles University. Sommer wrote three symphonies, an overture, one cello concerto and one violin concerto, chamber music, and choral pieces. He died in 1997 in Prague.

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Born
Feb 28, 1921
Dolní Jiretín
Children
Nationality
  • Czech Republic
Profession
Education
  • Prague Conservatory
Died
Sep 8, 1997
Prague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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