Josefina Brdlíková

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Josefina Brdlíková née Mourková (20 March 1843 – 21 April 1910) was a translator, singer, pianist and composer. She was born in Prague, and studied music in Paris and London. She married the mayor and industrialist Jana Brdlíka, who was a founder of coal tar chemical factories, and lived in Počátky until 1899.[1] In 1894 her husband opened a new branch of his business and the couple moved to Kralupy.

After her husband died, Brdlíková returned to Prague, where she studied astronomy and languages. She composed, wrote and translated, and performed as a singer and pianist. She died in Prague.[2][3]

Works[edit]

Selected works include:

  • Aphorismen in Walzerform, for piano four-hands (pub. 1897)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jihočeský sborník historický: Volumes 39-41. Jihočeské muzeum České Budějovice, Jihočeská Společnost pro Zachováni Husitských Památek v Taboře. 1970. 
  2. ^ "Brdlíková, Josefina, 1843-1910". Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Stloukal, Karel (1940). Královny, knéžny a velké ženy české.