Ota Petřina

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Ota Petřina
Ota Petřina 2014.JPG
Ota Petřina (2014)
Background information
Birth nameOtakar Petřina
Born(1949-06-04)4 June 1949
Malé Žernoseky, Czech Republic
Died11 July 2015(2015-07-11) (aged 66)
GenresRock, pop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar

Ota Petřina (4 June 1949 – 11 July 2015) was a Czech guitarist and songwriter. He has written many songs for a large number of popular Czech singers, such as Marta Kubišová and Václav Neckář.[1] He was also a bandleader of Neckář's band Bacily. In 1978, he released his debut solo album called Super – robot.[2]

In 2010 he was inducted into Beatová síň slávy.[3]

Death[edit]

He died on 11 July 2015, aged 66.[4]

Family[edit]

His son, Otakar Petřina (a.k.a. "Marpo") is a former drummer for Czech rock band Chinaski.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stoklas, David (18 July 2015). "SMRT SI ŘÍKÁ ROCK'N'ROLL: Ota Petřina (p. 201)". iReport.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  2. ^ Zahrádka, Roman (29 July 2015). "Ota Petřina - kytarová ikona, která zamířila do hudebního nebe". RockAndPop.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  3. ^ Hnátek, Václav (12 July 2015). "Zemřel uznávaný kytarista Ota Petřina, psal písně pro Neckáře". iDNES.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Zemřel skladatel a kytarista Ota Petřina". Česká televize (in Czech). 12 July 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  5. ^ Menčík, Milan (12 July 2015). "Zemřel známý kytarista a skladatel Ota Petřina". Musicserver.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 20 July 2015.

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