Iva Bittová is a Czech avant-garde violinist, singer, and composer. She began her career as an actor in the mid-1970s, appearing in several Czech feature films, but switched to playing violin and singing in the early 1980s. She started recording in 1986 and by 1990 her unique vocal and instrumental technique gained her international recognition. Since then, she has performed regularly throughout Europe, the United States and Japan, and has released over eight solo albums.
|Birth name:||Iva Bittová|
|Born:||Jul 22, 1958, Bruntál, Czechoslovakia|
|Genres:||Folk, experimental, avant-rock, contemporary classical|
|Occupation(s):||Musician, composer, actor, teacher|
|Labels:||Supraphon, ECM Records, Indies Records, BMG, Nonesuch/Elektra Records|
|Website:||Iva Bittová's Official site|
|IMDb:||Iva Bittová's IMDb|
About Iva Bittova
Avant-garde violinist, singer, composer, and actress who has appeared on more than thirty albums.
She took ballet as a child.
She acted in the 2003 film Zelary, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Her father, Koloman, was a famous Slovakian musician.
She dubbed over Christina Ricci's voice for the Czech release of the 2000 film The Man Who Cried.
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- Czech film score composers
- Czech-language singers
- Czech violinists
- Czech classical musicians
- Indian female singer-songwriters
- Nonesuch Records artists
- Czech folk musicians
- Experimental musicians
- Masaryk University alumni
- Czech female singers
- 21st-century violinists
- Czech film actresses