Jindřich Pokorný

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Jindřich Pokorný (12 April 1927 – 23 August 2014)[1] was a Czech translator (mainly French and German), editor and writer. He translated also in Italian, Latin and Flemish.

He was known for his translation of Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac. Along with the literary historian Frederick Fučík, they wrote a book explaining the origins and meanings of the various sayings and proverbs called Buried dog.

In 2009 he published a book Parsifal.

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