Josef Nešvera

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Josef Nešvera – memorial plaque

Josef Nešvera (Praskolesy (Beroun District), 1842–1914 in Olomouc) was a Czech opera composer. The most successful of his five operas was Lesní vzduch (cz) ("Woodland Air") 1897.[1]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Psalm 129, Op.49 published Novello 1889
  • Berceuse recording Milan Lusk violin solo, with piano. Victor, 1925


  1. ^ Annals of opera, 1597-1940 Alfred Loewenberg - 1970 "1897 Nesvera: Lesm Vzduch (Woodland Air) 23 January. Brno Text by the composer. One act. The most successful of Nesvera's five Czech operas. Given in the same year at Olomouc 2 April 1897 (in German) and at Zagreb 5 November 1897 in ..."