Ivan Sekyra

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Ivan Sekyra
Born1 October 1952
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died30 June 2012 (aged 59)
Prague, Czech Republic
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • director
  • screenwriter
Years active1970s-2012
Associated actsAbraxas
Silent Garden

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.[1] In 1978, he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Life Sciences in Prague.[2] In 1976, he co-founded the group Abraxas.[3] Later, he was a member of Projektil and Drakar[4]. He eventually founded the heavy metal band Silent Garden.[5]


  1. ^ "Zemřel kytarista skupiny Abraxas Ivan Sekyra" [Abraxas guitarist Ivan Sekyra dies] (in Czech). Novinky.cz. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Životopis (biografie)" [Biography] (in Czech). fdb.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Abraxas" (in Czech). Muzikus.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  4. ^ "The Dragon Flies Again". teethofthedivine.com. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Drakar" (in Czech). hardmusicbase.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.

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