Full name: Johann Ottokar "Jan" Pešta
Born: March 15, 1883 in Sušice, Klatovy, Plzeňský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: January 26, 1945 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Sport: Art Competitions
Jan Pešta was a military bandleader, conductor and composer. He was a graduate of the Praha Conservatory, but worked as conductor in Przemysl and Gorica, in the summer launching resort concerts in Grado, Italy. During the war Pešta organized numerous charity concerts, then moved to Opava, where he led the famous Křížkovský Choir. In the years 1926-38 he was bandmaster of the 28th Infantry Regiment in Praha with the rank of staff captain.
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