Simon Rattle to be a father again

Simon Rattle to be a father again


norman lebrecht

January 27, 2014

Magdalena Kožená has announced on Czech television that she’s pregnant. The baby is due in June.

The couple have two sons, born in 2005 and 2008. Rattle, 59, has two grown-up sons from his first marriage to Elise Ross.



  • Simon says:

    And on the kid’s 20th birthday, her/his dad will be 80. I like not that.

    • adrienne sirken says:

      Fatherhood can only get better with time !… Congratulations to you from a true fan in Princeton New Jersey !

  • Jenny B says:

    So she’s out of Dialagues des Carmelites at the Royal Opera House!

  • Tommy says:

    There are some very good schools in London 😉

  • Alan says:

    I wonder if it will have curly hair?

  • Derek Castle says:

    Sie ist gebürtige Tschechin, er gebürtiger Brummie, nun ein Berliner, braucht aber anscheinend einen zuverlässigen Pariser.

  • Nigel says:

    == er gebürtiger Brummie

    No, LIverpool

  • David H. says:

    Rattle’s family plans to keep living in Berlin, even after he resigns from the BPO. Read the interview.