Černý, Miroslav K(arel)
- Josef Bek
(b Prague, Dec 11, 1924; d Prague, July 10, 2011). Czech musicologist. He studied music education at the Prague Conservatory (1945–9) and musicology and music education under Sychra and Plavec at Prague University, where he took the doctorate in 1951 with a dissertation on questions of party allegiance and scientific truth in the concept of music education. After working as an assistant lecturer in music history in the music department of the education faculty of Prague University (1949–53) he became a research student and later research fellow in musicology at the music faculty of the academy under Sychra (1953–62). He later joined the Institute for Musicology (later the Institute for the Theory and History of Art) of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences as a research fellow. He gained the CSc in 1962 with a work on Dvořák. He left the academy in ...