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Axman, Emillocked

(b Rataje u Kroměříže, June 3, 1887; d Prague, Jan 25, 1949).
  • Jan Trojan
  •  and Geoffrey Chew

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Czech composer and musicologist. He studied at Prague University under Nejedlý and Hostinský, receiving the PhD in 1912 for a dissertation on Moravian folk opera in the 18th century. He studied composition under Novák (1908–10) and counterpoint under Ostrčil (1920), and he devoted himself to composition after his appointment as head of the musical archive at the National Museum in Prague (now the Muzeum české hudby) in ...

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