Antonin Dvorak: A Czech Composer

By: Emma Benson

Antonin's Dvorak's Life and Death (1841-1904)

-Antonin Dvorak was born on September 8, 1841.

- In November of 1873 he married Anna Čermáková

- He died on May 1, 1904

Fun Facts About Antonin Dvorak

- Antonin Dvorak's grandmother called him, "my little toothy" because he had good teeth.

- Two of Dvorak's favorite hobbies were pigeon raising and train watching.

- Dvorak was the director of the National Conservatory of Music in New York City from 1892 to 1895.

Antonin Dvorak's Work

- Slavonic Dances (written in 1878)

- Rusalka (written in 1900)

- The Carnival Overture (written in 1891)

Audio Link To Carnival Overture