Category: contemporary

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Mostecká 48/14

Not far from the Charles Bridge, in Prague’s historic Malá Strana district, appears this plaque celebrating the life and work of Ladislav Zelenka (1881-1957), a cellist with the celebrated Czech Quartet. Founded in 1892 by Josef Suk and...

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Vlkova 800/31

The plaque below the bust tells that ‘From 1907 to 1912, the Czech poet and Nobel Prize winner Jaroslav Seifert attended this school’. The school in question, in the district of Žižkov, is now named after the writer....

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Nad Královskou oborou 102/5

A memorial to the Slovak painter Cyprián Majerník (1909-1945), who spent most of his working life in Bohemia. His paintings were strongly influenced by contemporary events, especially the Spanish Civil War (Don Quixote became an important figure of...