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Frantisek Ondricek

  • Birth 29 Apr 1857
  • Death 12 Apr 1922
  • Burial Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
  • Memorial ID 11130

Musician. Born in Prague, Czech Republic, he was a master violinist and composer. He studied at the Prague Conservatory and gave his first performance as a soloist of Dvořák's Violin Concerto, in Prague on October 14, 1883. In the late 1880s, he settled in Vienna, where he taught and performed. His achievements as a violinist were recognized by the rare award of honorary membership of the Philharmonic Society of London, in 1891. He also published a technical treatise on violin techniques in 1909. He later returned to Prague, where he directed the violin master class at the Prague Conservatory. As a composer, his works including a set of Bohemian Dances Op. 3 for violin and piano composed in 1883, a Bohemian Rhapsody Op. 21 for violin and piano from 1906 and a String Quartet Op. 22 in 1907. He died at age 64 in Milan, Italy.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Added: 24 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11130
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frantisek Ondricek (29 Apr 1857–12 Apr 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11130, citing Vysehradsky Cemetery, Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic ; Maintained by Find A Grave .