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Bedřich Smetana

Bedřich Smetana
Born
March 2, 1824
Died
May 12, 1884
Country
Czech Republic
IPI
00028961950
00039657154
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Composer who became closely identified with his country's aspirations to independent statehood, independent from the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. Internationally he is best known for his opera "Prodaná nevěsta" (The Bartered Bride) and for the symphonic cycle "Má vlast"("My Homeland"), which portrays the history, legends and landscape of the composer's native land.

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