The funeral of Antonin Dvořák
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Dvořák: 15 facts about the great composer
15. The funeral of Antonin Dvořák
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.