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Kral, Ivan

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Personal name headingKral, Ivan
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LocatedAnn Arbor (Mich.)
Birth date1948-05-12
Death date2020-02-02
Place of birthPrague (Czech Republic)
Place of deathAnn Arbor (Mich.)
Field of activityRock music Motion pictures--Production and direction
AffiliationPatti Smith Group
Profession or occupationGuitarists Keyboard players Motion picture producers and directors Composers
Found inSmith, P. Horses [SR] p1996: insert (Ivan Kral, guitar, bass)
All music guide, WWW homepage, Feb. 11, 1999: (Ivan Kral; genre, rock; bass, guitar, keyboards)
New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 14, 2020 (in obituary published Feb. 5, 2020: Ivan Kral, a Czech-born musician whose integral role in the Patti Smith Group, along with his work as a filmmaker who chronicled the earliest days of the CBGB scene, made him a key figure in New York's creative underground of the 1970s, died on Sunday [Feb. 2, 2020] at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was 71. Mr. Kral also played in an early incarnation of Blondie and worked with Iggy Pop, John Cale, John Waite and Noel Redding, the former bassist with the Jimi Hendrix Experience, either co-writing songs for them or contributing bass, guitar or keyboard parts to recordings by them. Ivan Kral was born in Prague on May 12, 1948, and came to the United States in 1966)