Leos Janacek Biography

Leos Janacek
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Birthday: July 3, 1854

Died At Age: 74

Sun Sign: Cancer

Born Country: Czech Republic

Born in: Hukvaldy, Czechia

Famous as: Composer

Composers Czech Men

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: pupil Zdenka

father: Jiří

mother: Amalie

Died on: August 10, 1928

place of death: Ostrava, Czechia

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education: Felix Mendelssohn College of Music and Theatre

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Who was Leos Janacek?

Leos Janacek is a significant name in the choral and orchestral music and is regarded as one among supreme Czech composers belonging to the twentieth century. His works caught attention because of the unique display of the contemporary and Romantic idiom in them. He was a multi-faced talent who served as music theorist, folklorist, music teacher and publicist. He indulged in folk music and learnt great deal about its notations and put them into use. Thus, he shaped up an original style of composition which earned him great reverence as a unique musician, among his contemporaries. Janacek’s usage of music, harmonies and orchestration were exquisitely distinctive. He used his knowledge to create unique, original and modern style compositions. He was very much influenced by his contemporaries like Antonín Dvoøák and composed many great works. Scroll further to read more about this dashing personality and gather information about his life, career and timeline.

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