Zvonar, Joseph Leopold



The first Bohemian to publish in his native language a treatise on harmony. For this and the service he rendered in the investigations connected with the history of churchmusic in Bohemia he is best remembered. He was born at Kublov, was a student of the Prague Organ School, afterwards taught in and finally became director of the same institution. He also served as director of the Sophien Academy, as teacher in a high school for young women and as chorusmaster of Trinity Church. Zvonaf composed an opera and a number of vocal works.