Václav Riedlbauch

Czech minister of culture of the CR, accordionist, music educator, composer, manager, university educator and director of Czech philharmony (1947-2017)

Václav Riedlbauch (1 April 1947 – 3 November 2017) was a Czech composer, pedagogue and manager. He was the Minister of Culture in the government of Jan Fischer (2009–2010).[1] He was born in Dýšina. He was program director at the Prague Congress Centre.

Riedlbauch in 2009

From 2001 until his death, he was the Director General of the Czech Philharmonic. He was a professor at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Riedlbauch died of complications from COPD in Prague on 3 November 2017 at the age of 70.[2]


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