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Karel Komzák, Sr.

Karel Komzák I (4 November 1823 – 19 March 1893) was a Bohemian composer, organist, bandmaster and conductor. He was the father of Karel Komzák II and the grandfather of Karel Komzák III.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 4th, 1823 (Netěchovice), Died Netěchovice

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Notes: The Komzák family produced several generations of noted musicians, and at least three bore the same name, Karl/Karel/Carl. Karel Komzák, Sr. was an organist, violinist, military bandmaster, conductor, and composer of marches and popular dances.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0RA3491 10-in. November 1938 Bad'ner Madl'n (Walzer) Vienna Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  


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