For a child war was a kind of a gloomy period
Eva Dědková was born in 1936 in Brno. Due to father´s job they soon had to move to Prague, where she spent the whole war time and experienced air-raids. After the death of her mum she returned to Brno in 1948, and finished the second grade of elementary school and the middle school of pedagogics. In 1956 she got married and moved to Karlovy Vary together with her husband. He played a hobo and English horn in the municipal orchestra and apart from the time she spent at home during maternity leave, she taught her whole life and worked with children.