Antonín Dvořák

Fun Facts

  • Dvořák married his wife, Anna...after being turned down by her sister, Josefina.

  • Dvořák and his wife were very early risers.

  • During the time he was in America, Dvořák was extremely homesick.

  • Thanks to Brahms' efforts, Dvořák's music began to attract interest.

  • Trains, pigeons and steamboats were a few of Dvořák’s interests.

  • Dvořák’s music is known for its delightfully fresh Czech character.

  • A humble and deeply religious family man of simple tastes, Dvořák was also a great lover of nature.

  • Young Dvořák apprenticed with his father, a butcher.

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