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Antonín Leopold Dvořák September 8, 1841 in Nelahozeves, Bohemia. Died May 1, 1904 in Prague, Bohemia.

Antonín Dvořák was a Czech composer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers in classical music history. Born in 1841 in what is now the Czech Republic, Dvořák began his musical education at a young age, studying violin and piano at the Prague Organ School. He later went on to study composition with Czech composer Bedřich Smetana.

Dvořák is best known for his Symphony No. 9, "From the New World," which was inspired by his time living in the United States. This symphony, as well as many of his other works, drew inspiration from Czech folk music and incorporated elements of American folk music as well. Dvořák's compositions were known for their sweeping melodies and dramatic structures, and he is often credited with bringing Czech music to the forefront of the classical music world.

Throughout his career, Dvořák composed a wide variety of works, including operas, symphonies, chamber music, and solo works for various instruments. His music has been performed by orchestras and ensembles all over the world, and his influence on classical music continues to be felt today. Dvořák passed away in 1904, but his legacy lives on through his enduringly popular compositions.