Saturday, September 8, 2012
Happy birthday, Antonin Dvorak
It is the birthday of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak (1841), who is known for featuring folk music of Moravia and Bohemia in his work. In 1892, Dvorak moved to New York City and became director of the National Conservatory of Music of America. He returned to Prague in 1895. While in America, he composed the New World Symphony, his most popular work.
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