Miroslav Vitous

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Birthday
6, 1947
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Czech Republic

About

Founding member of Weather Report and long-time collaborator with an array of jazz musicians from the United States.

Before Fame

He learned how to play jazz at the age of fourteen and went on to win a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music.

Trivia

The album Rendezvous in New York, on which Vitous played bass, won a Grammy Award in 2003.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Prague.

Associated With

Vitous released his first album as a leader in 1969; it featured Herbie Hancock, among others.