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Josef Vaclav Toman-Tomanek, Polish author, editor, composer. Decorated Bronze medal, Silver medal. Member of New York Czechoslovak Society Arts & Sciences, Circle Music & Poetry (plaque member 1977, 1982), Czechoslovak Veterans Organization 1977, 1982.

Background

Toman-Tomanek, Josef Vaclav was born on November 19, 1912 in Kupicov, Poland. Arrived in United States, 1952. Son of Vaclav and Julie (Zitna) Toman.

Education

Student, Chopin Music School, Lublin, Poland, 1939.

Career

With accounting & renting department Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York City, 1957—1978. Editor Hlas-Voice, Book & Music Public Company, Jamaica, since 1966. With Czechoslovak Army, 1944-1947.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poems book) The Czechoslovakian Fight, 1944, For Freedom, 1945, The Volhynian Czech's Longing for His Homeland, 1945, Verses from the Trenches, 1945, In Anxiety and Hope, 1955, The Time of Betrayal and Battles, 1956, The Silence of Solitude, 1957, Echoes, 1963, Irretrievable Time, 1963, Gleams, 1968, Flowers of Anger, 1968, Inflammatory Times, 1974, Arrows, 1977, Home and Native Country, 1979, Verses from the Front, 1979, The Czechoslovak Struggles, 1982, In Memoriam, 1946, The Time of Horrors and Struggles, 1983, Arrows, epigrams, 1979, Forewarnings and Warning, verse, 1986. Composer: (waltz) Remembrance of My Youth, 1934, Dreams of Love, 1979, Do Not Forget, 1934, Will You Remember, 1937, O My Song, 1974, A Song by a Czech from Volhynia, 1975, Longing for My Native Land, 1979, Youthful Love, 1979, Weep Not, My Beloved, 1966, Remember, 1975, Slavonic Hymn, 1974, Internationale, 1975, A Faithful Czech, 1979, Wilted Rose, Fleeting Youth, Romance, 1982, To My Papa, 1982.

Membership

Member of New York Czechoslovak Society Arts & Sciences, Circle Music & Poetry (plaque member 1977, 1982), Czechoslovak Veterans Organization 1977, 1982.

Connections

Married Anna Sediva Toman-Tomanek, April 11, 1948 (divorced). 1 child Josef George.

father:
Vaclav Toman

mother:
Julie (Zitna) Toman

spouse:
Anna Sediva Toman-Tomanek

child:
Josef George Toman-Tomanek