Semafor co-founder Ferdinand Havlík dies at 85

Clarinet player Ferdinand Havlík has died at the age of 85. The musician was one of the founders of the Semafor musical theatre where following the early death of another of the cultural institution’s creators, Jiří Šlitr, he became its main composer. The Brno-born Mr. Havlík also set up his own Swing Band in the 1970s and wrote music for films.

Author: Ian Willoughby