Born: September 8, 1841, Nelahozeves, Austrian Empire (now in Okres Mělník, Středočeský, Czechia).
Died: May 1, 1904, Prague, Czechia.
Buried: Vysehradsky Cemetery, Prague, Czechia.
Antonín was the son of František Dvořák and Anna Zdeňková.
One of the first Czech composers to achieve worldwide recognition, he was known for using the rhythms and other aspects of Moravian and Bohemian folk music.
He directed the National Conservatory of Music of America, 1892–95.