Naďa Urbánková, one of Czechia’s most famous pop and country signers, died this month at the age of 83. Aside from being a performer, she was also known for her roles in some of the country’s most iconic musicals such as the 1965 movie ‘If a Thousand Clarinets’, where she appeared alongside Karel Gott, Waldemar Matuška. She also starred in Jiří Menzel’s famous Oscar-winning movie Closely Watched Trains. Her funeral took place in Prague’s Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and was attended by many fans. We will listen to some selected tracks from her album “Gold Collection”, which came out on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
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Author: Thomas McEnchroe