'While shepherds watched their flocks by night' Anon
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Dvořák: 15 facts about the great composer
Dvořák died aged 62 from a stroke on 1 May 1904, following five weeks of illness. He left behind many unfinished works. In 1943, an American Liberty ship of the U.S. Navy was named USNS Antonín Dvořák in his honour.