Czech composer Vitezslava Kapralova (1915-1940) saw her life and composing career end in France at the outbreak of World War II, a victim of fate and failing health, probably tuberculosis. She was often hailed as having a maturity beyond her years. Among her teachers were Charles Munch and Bohuslav Martinu, who was also her friend and for a time her lover.
Official site of the Kapralova Society. Includes biography and chronology, bibliography, discography, concert schedule, reviews, photographs, current projects, and membership and contact information.
Kapralova, Vitezslava (1915 - 1940), Czechoslovakia
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to the Kapralova Society from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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