|Born||1 October 1952|
|Died||30 June 2012 (aged 59)|
Prague, Czech Republic
Ivan Sekyra (1 October 1952, Prague, Czechoslovakia − 30 June 2012, Prague, Czech Republic) was a Czech rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, director, and screenwriter. He learned to play the violin as a child. In 1978, he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Life Sciences in Prague. In 1976, he co-founded the group Abraxas. Later, he was a member of Projektil and Drakar. He eventually founded the heavy metal band Silent Garden.
- "Zemřel kytarista skupiny Abraxas Ivan Sekyra" [Abraxas guitarist Ivan Sekyra dies] (in Czech). Novinky.cz. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
- "Životopis (biografie)" [Biography] (in Czech). fdb.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
- "Abraxas" (in Czech). Muzikus.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
- "The Dragon Flies Again". teethofthedivine.com. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
- "Drakar" (in Czech). hardmusicbase.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
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