Ivan Kral

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Ivan Kral
Kral with Patti Smith in 1978
Kral with Patti Smith in 1978
Background information
Birth nameIvan Král
Born(1948-05-12)12 May 1948
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died2 February 2020(2020-02-02) (aged 71)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
GenresRock, pop, jazz, alternative rock, protopunk
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, record producer, film director
InstrumentsGuitar, piano, keyboard, bass, vocals
Years active19662020
LabelsArista, PolyGram, Universal, Chrysalis, Sony, BMG, Supraphon
Associated actsSaze, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Blondie, John Waite, John Cale, U2, David Bowie, The Blank Generation, Pankrti, Téléphone

Ivan Kral (born Ivan Král; May 12, 1948 in Prague, Czechoslovakia – February 2, 2020[1]) was a Czech-American guitarist, bass guitarist and songwriter. He has worked with Patti Smith and Iggy Pop. His songs were recorded by lots of bands and singers, including U2 and David Bowie.

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  1. "Zemřel jeden z nejslavnějších českých rockerů Ivan Král. Bylo mu 71 let | Lidé". Lidovky.cz (in Czech). 2020-02-02. Retrieved 2020-02-02.

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