Waldemar MATUŠKA *
Waldemar Matuška, (2.7. 1932, Košice, Czechoslovakia – 30.5. 2009 St. Petersburg, Florida, USA) was a Czechoslovak singer who became very popular in his homeland during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1986, he emigrated to the United States where he sang for the expatriates.Matuška did not return permanently to his homeland after 1989 ( Velvet Revolution). However he regularly toured in Czech Republic with the band KTO for many years. He died of pneumonia and heart failure.