- Josef Bek
(b Prague, June 18, 1920; d Prague, August 11, 2008). Czech musicologist and composer. He began studying musicology and aesthetics at Prague University in 1939, continuing after the German occupation and taking the doctorate under Hutter in 1947 with a dissertation on the music-theory bases of intonation. In composition he was at first a private pupil of Řídký; later he studied at the Prague Conservatory (...