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SAD NEWS | Veteran Smetana Quartet Violist Milan Škampa Has Died - Aged 89

Czech violist and pedagogue Milan Škampa has passed away - aged 89

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Czech violist and pedagogue Milan Škampa has passed away - aged 89.

A student of Ladislav Černý, Mr Škampa served as violist with the famed Smetana String Quartet from in 1956 until the ensemble’s disbandment in 1989.

He served a long-term Professorship on faculty at the Prague Academy of Music - and in 2016, was honored with the International Viola Society’s highest award, The Silver Alto Clef.

Our condolences are with Mr Škampa’s family, friends, colleagues and students.


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