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Jindrich Blažíček was born on May 24th. 1903 in Brno. He studied singing with K.Kaulfuse and T.
Czernika. Blažíček made his debut in Olomouci in 1935 where he sang up to 1936 and
sang 13 parts (including Lenski, Cavaradossi, Lindoro). In 1936 Blažíček was
engaged by V.Talich at the Prague National Opera where he sang the Czech national opera repertory,
became famous for singing also roles in Mozart's operas. In 1942, Blažíček sang with big success Dalibor
under V.Talich. He retired in 1948 because of physical disabilities. Blažíček died in Prague on
the January 13th. 1979.
I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for the biographical notes, picture and recording.