Petr Hapka

Czech composer and singer (1944–2014)

Petr Hapka (13 May 1944 – 25 November 2014)[1] was a Czech composer. He was one of the most important composers of Czech movie music industry.[2] He was known for working with the lyricist Michal Horáček.[3] He composed over 60 movies and 40 songs during his career.

Petr Hapka
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Hapka in 2010
Born(1944-05-13)13 May 1944
Died25 November 2014(2014-11-25) (aged 70)
OccupationComposer, conductor, vocalist

Hapka died in Okoř, Czech Republic, aged 70.


  1. "Zemřel hudební skladatel a zpěvák Petr Hapka" (in Czech). Czech Press Agency. Retrieved 2014-11-25.
  2. Hruska, Matej. "Petr Hapka". Osobnosti (in Czech). SiUX. Retrieved 2012-01-15.
  3. Vlasák, Vladimír (20 November 2006). "Hapka, Horáček a porce tradiční noblesy". Mladá fronta DNES. idnes. Retrieved 20 January 2012.

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