Navratil, Carl



Born at Prague. Is the composer of many valuable works, among them two operas, Hermann, and Salammbo; a symphony in G minor; several symphonic poems, John Hus, Ziska, Zalov, Neklan, and Der Weisse Berg; concertos for violin and piano with orchestra; trios for piano and strings; quartets for piano and strings; a sonata for violin and piano; a string quartet in D minor; and many songs. Nayratil's instructor in theory was Guido Adler, and Ondricek was his violin teacher. He is the author of a biography of Smetana, the Bohemian composer and violinist.