Otmar Mácha

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Otmar Mácha (2 October 1922 in Mariánské Hory, Ostrava – 14 December 2006 in Pardubice) was a Czech composer.[1][2] He was member of the Quattro group of Czech composers with Sylvie Bodorová, Luboš Fišer and Zdeněk Lukáš.

Works[edit]

Operas:

  • Polapená nevěra (Infidelity Unmasked 1958)
  • Jezero Ukereve (Lake Ukereve 1963)
  • Svatba na oko (Feigned Wedding)
  • Tarzanova smrt (1963)
  • Nenávistná láska (2002)
  • Metamorphoses

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zemřel skladatel Otmar Mácha, web Unie českých pěveckých sborů
  2. ^ The Harvard biographical dictionary of music - Page 533 Don Michael Randel - 1996 "Macha, Otmar... as secretary of the Czech Composers' Union. From 1969 he worked at Czech Radio. Works include 4 operas: Polapená nevěra [Infidelity Unmasked] (1956-57), Jezero Ukereve [Lake Ukereve] (1960-63), Svatba na oko [Feigned Wedding] ... Metamorphoses..the symphonic poem Noc a nadeje [Night and Hope] (1959); Variations on a Theme by Jan Rychlik (orchestra, 1964); Janinka zpivá [Janinka Sings]"