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Jiří Traxler

Jiří Traxler
Born
March 12, 1912
Died
August 7, 2011
Country
Czech Republic
IPI
00030989763
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Jiří "George" Traxler was a Czech Canadian jazz and swing pianist, composer, lyricist and arranger. He is considered a founder and co-creator of the swing music era in the Czechoslovakia. Traxler was the last surviving collaborator of the renowned Czech pre-war composer Jaroslav Ježek. In 1951 he emigrated to Canada and lived with his wife, Jarmila, in Edmonton until his death in the summer of 2011.
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