(b Králové Městec, 1879; d Oubénice, 1934). Cz. composer and scholar. Prof. at Prague Univ. from 1924. Expert on Slavonic folk-song. Wrote operas and choral ballads. Author of books on Berlioz, Smetana, aesthetics, the dance, and Cz. folk-songs.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.