Ivan Sekyra

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Ivan Sekyra
Born 1 October 1952
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died 30 June 2012 (aged 59)
Prague, Czech Republic
Occupation(s) musician, songwriter, director, screenwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1970s-2012
Associated acts Abraxas, Projektil, Drakar

Ivan Sekyra (1 October 1952, Prague, Czechoslovakia − 30 June 2012, Prague, Czech Republic) was a Czech rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, director and screenwriter. In childhood he learned to play the violin.[1] In 1978 he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanization Agriculture University in Prague.[2] In 1976 he co-founded group called Abraxas.[3] Later he was member of Projektil and Drakar. In 20054 he founded heavy metal band called Silent Garden.[4] He was also the composer of the hit song "Zahrada ticha".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zemřel kytarista skupiny Abraxas Ivan Sekyra". Novinky.cz. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012.  (Czech)
  2. ^ "Životopis (biografie) / Informace:". fdb.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.  Czech
  3. ^ "ABRAXAS". Muzikus.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012.  Czech
  4. ^ "DRAKAR". hardmusicbase.cz. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Projektil – Uvadlá Růže • Zahrada Ticha". Discogs.com. Retrieved 5 July 2012.