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Jaroslav Seifert

Jaroslav SeifertBorn: 23-Sep-1901
Birthplace: Prague, Bohemia
Died: 10-Jan-1986
Location of death: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Vysehradsky Hrbitov, Prague, Czechia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: Czechia
Executive summary: The Nightingale Sings Out of Tune

Daughter: Jana Seifertová

    Nobel Prize for Literature 1984
    Communist Party (1921-29, expelled)

Author of books:
Mesto v slzách (1920, poetry, "City in Tears")
Samá Láska (1923, poetry)
Na vlnách T.S.F. (1925, poetry, "On Wireless Waves")
Svatební Cesta (1925, poetry)
Slavík zpívá spatne (1926, poetry, "The Nightingale Sings Out of Tune")
Jablko z Klína (1933, poetry)
Ruce Venusiny (1936, poetry)
Zhasnete svetla (1938, poetry, "Switch Off the Lights")
Svetlena odená (1940, "Clothed in Light")
Prílba hlíny (1945, poetry, "The Helmet of Clay")
Odlévání Zvonu (1967, poetry, "The Casting of Bells")
Morovny Sloup (1977, poetry, "The Plague Column")
Destník z Piccadilly (1979, poetry, "The Umbrella from Picadilly")
Vsecky Krásy Sveta (1981, memoir, "All the Beauty of the World")

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