Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884)

Born March 2, 1824 in Litomyšl, Bohemia (Austrian Empire). Died May 12, 1884 in Prague.

Selections from Má vlast

Composed 1872-1879.

First complete performance: November 5, 1882 in Prague under Adolf Čech.

Vltava (Die Moldau) was composed in three weeks during November 1874 (November 20 to December 8, 1874) and More >