Full name: Johann Ottokar "Jan" PeÅ¡ta
Born: March 15, 1883 in SuÅ¡ice, Klatovy, PlzeÅskÃ½ kraj, Czech Republic
Died: January 26, 1945 in Prague, HlavnÃ mÄsto Praha, Czech Republic
Sport: Art Competitions
Jan PeÅ¡ta 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 PeÅ¡ta organized numerous charity concerts, then moved to Opava, where he led the famous KÅÃÅ¾kovskÃ½ 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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