Mikoláš Chadima

Mikoláš Chadima (born 9 September 1952 in Cheb) is a Czech musician and composer.

Mikoláš Chadima
Mikoláš Chadima in 2013
Mikoláš Chadima in 2013
Background information
Born (1952-09-09) 9 September 1952 (age 69)
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsVocals, saxophone, guitar, flute
Years active1969–present

Besides singing he plays saxophone, guitar, flute and harmonica. His early bands include The Three Fellows, Purple Fleas, Petroleum Company, Yellow Defect, Inrou and Elektrobus. In 1976, he joined JJ Neduha's band Extempore. He became a leader of the band after Neduha's leaving two years later.[1] He founded his own band MCH Band in 1982. He also collaborated with Pavel Fajt and Mňága a Žďorp. In 1985, he wrote a book called Alternativa which was originally published in samizdat.[2]

In 1979, he signed Charter 77.[3]

His father Jiří Chadima (1923) is a painter.[4]


  1. ^ Riedel, Jaroslav (July 2015). "Extempore 1978–1979". Uni (in Czech). Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  2. ^ Rauvolf, Josef (4 January 2019). "Recenze: Mikoláš Chadima dovzpomínal. Nikoho nešanuje, před Listopadem ani po něm". Česká televize (in Czech). Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Jiří Chadima (* 1923)". Memory of Nations (in Czech). Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  4. ^ Drda, Adam. "Mikoláš CHADIMA (*1952)". Václav Havel Library (in Czech). Retrieved 14 August 2019.

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