Fučik, Julius (Arnošt Vilém)
- Andrew Lamb
(b Prague, July 18, 1872; d Berlin, Sept 25, 1916). Czech bandmaster and composer. From 1885 to 1891 he studied at the Prague Conservatory with Bennewitz (violin), Milde (bassoon) and Dvořák (composition), and from 1891 to 1894 he played under J.F. Wagner in the band of the 49th Austro-Hungarian Regiment stationed at Krems. Afterwards he returned to Prague, playing the bassoon at the German Theatre and later in the symphony orchestra of the National Ethnographic Exhibition, and also playing in the Czech Wind Trio. He joined the orchestra at the National Theatre at Zagreb in ...