How did Smetana and Janacek get along?

Chamber Music Guide pp 320-327 | Cite as

  • Pure carpenter
  • Ingeborg Allihn


Born July 3, 1854 in Hukvaldy (Hochwald) near Přibor (Freiberg) in northern Moravia, died August 12, 1928 in Ostrava (Ostrau). 1865–1869 pupil and choir singer in the Augustinian monastery in Brno. 1869–1872 studies at the local teacher training institute; 1874/75 studies at the Prague Organ School with Zdeněk Skuhersky; 1875–1879 music teacher at the teacher training college in Brno; 1879/80 studied at the Leipzig Conservatory with Carl Reinecke, among others. 1870 short study visit to Vienna. Founded in 1882 and until 1919 headed the Moravian Organ School in Brno, from which the Conservatory (today: Music Academy) emerged in 1919. Also active as a conductor, journalist; 1894 Chairman of the ethnographic section for music in Moravia for the collection and edition of Moravian-Slovak folk songs (together with František Bartoš). 1919–1925 professor at the Master School of Composition at the Prague Conservatory. 1896, 1902, 1904 travels to Russia and Poland, 1925 to Venice, 1926 to London, 1927 to Frankfurt / Main.

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