(*30. 11. 1951 Turnov)
He studied at the Conservatory in Prague with Jaroslav Horáček. From 1975 to 1983, he was engaged in Liberec (he debuted as Lutobor in Smetana´s Libusse), and since 1983 has been singing in the National Theatre. He has a large repertoire, which he has also performed in Germany, Poland, Spain, Canada and Israel (Leporello and Don Giovanni in Mozart´s Don Giovanni; Basilio in Rossini´s The Barber from Sevilla, Caspar in Weber´s Freischütz, Mefistofeles in Gounod´s Faust, Filip II. InVerdi´s Don Carlos, Kecal in Smetana´s The Bartered Bride, Chrudoš in Smetana´s Libusse, Water sprite in Dvořák´s Rusalka; Game Warden in Janáček´s The Cunning Little Vixen, Baron Ochs in Strauss´s Rose Cavalier and others.