Ferdinand Havlík

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Ferdinand Havlík (17 June 1928 – 28 October 2013) was a Czech composer, film composer and clarinet player. In 1959, Havlík and actor Jiří Suchý co-founded the Semafor musical theater in Prague.[1] Havlík also became Semafor's head composer following the death of Jiří Šlitr in 1969.[1] In addition to Semafor, he worked as a film composer and started a swing band in the 1970s.[1]

Born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, in 1928, Havlík died on October 28, 2013, at the age of 85.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Semafor co-founder Ferdinand Havlík dies at 85". Radio Prague. 2013-10-30. Archived from the original on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2013-11-19.