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 (smĕt′n-ə, smĕ′tä-nä), Bedřich 1824-1884.
Czech composer whose works include the opera The Bartered Bride (1866) and the cycle of tone poems My Country (1880).


(Czech ˈsmɛtana)
(Biography) Bedřich (ˈbɛdrʒix). 1824–84, Czech composer, founder of his country's national school of music. His works include My Fatherland (1874–79), a cycle of six symphonic poems, and the opera The Bartered Bride (1866)


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Bedřich, 1824–84, Czech composer.
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