Here are 1 famous musicians from Czechoslovakia died at 45:
Jiří Šlitr (February 15, 1924 Studenec-December 26, 1969 Prague) otherwise known as Jirí Slitr was a Czechoslovakian pianist, composer, actor, singer, film score composer, painter and cartoonist. His child is called Dominika Křesťanová.
Genres he performed: Jazz.
He died caused by poison.
Jiří Šlitr started playing the piano at a young age and later studied at the Prague Conservatory. During his career, he composed music for over 150 movies and television shows, including the popular Czech film "Lemonade Joe." He also wrote several hit songs that became classics of Czech popular music.
Aside from his work in music, Šlitr was also a talented actor, appearing in several films and theatrical productions. He often collaborated with the renowned Czech writer and director Jan Werich, creating some of the most popular and enduring works of Czech comedy.
Despite his success, Šlitr's life was cut short tragically when he died of a suspected suicide in 1969. His contributions to Czech culture continue to be celebrated to this day, and he remains one of the most beloved and influential figures in Czech music and entertainment.
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