Josef Režný

Josef Režný is an internationally known musician, folk song collector and the founder of Europe’s first international bagpipe festival, held every two years in the South Bohemian town of Strakonice.

Apart from his work as a musician, Režny is a recognized scholar of Czech, German-Bohemian and Bavarian bagpipe music and has published numerous books on the subject of the closely connected relationships of the music of these areas.