Born September 30, 1906 in Brno (former Austro-Hungarian Empire), died February 18, 1986 in Prague (former Czechoslovakia).
Founder and member of the Prague Wind Quintet, for whom he also arranged and composed. Member of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra 1930–1933. From 1934 to 1943, he worked for the Czech Radio as conductor and editor, after 1945 as pedagogue at the Prague Conservatory and Academy of Performing Arts. Conductor and promoter of the Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK) from the 1930s until 1972.
Václav Smetáček Discography Tracks
- 2 Instruments & Performance
- 7 Writing & Arrangement
- 233 Conducting & Leading
- 2 Technical