Bedrich Smetana Death Cause and Date

Bedrich Smetana's Death

Born (Birthday) March 2, 1824

Death Date May 12, 1884

Age of Death 60 years

Cause of Death Syphilis

Profession Composer

The composer Bedrich Smetana died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The father of Czech music. He was remembered for “The Battered Bride,” an opera, and “Má vlast,” a symphonic cycle.

His father was a brewer who had become modestly wealthy selling clothing and provisions to the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. He married Katerina Kolarova in 1849, with whom he had four children.