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 Frantisek Ondricek

Frantisek Ondricek

Birth
Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death 12 Apr 1922 (aged 64)
Milan, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Burial Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Memorial ID 11130 · View Source
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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: 25 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11130
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .