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Jan Pešta

Full name: Johann Ottokar "Jan" Pešta
Gender: Male
Born: March 15, 1883 in Sušice, Klatovy, Plzeňský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: January 26, 1945 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 53 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Music, Unknown Event Czechoslovakia TCH AC

Mixed Music, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 53 Berlin Art Competitions Czechoslovakia Final Standings AC Olympische Spiele
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