Karel Kryl

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Karel Kryl
Karel Kryl memorial plaque.jpg
Background information
Birth nameKarel Kryl
Also known asPoet with a guitar
Born(1944-04-12)April 12, 1944
Passau, Germany
DiedMarch 3, 1994(1994-03-03) (aged 49)
Kroměříž, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
Genresfolk, Protest song
Occupation(s)Poet, singer-songwriter, musician, graphic artist
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1968–1994
LabelsSupraphon, Primaphon, Caston, Bonton, And the End Records
WebsiteOfficial website

Karel Kryl (April 12, 1944 Kroměříž, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, today Czech Republic – March 3, 1994 Passau, Germany) was a Czech singer-songwriter and poet. Kryl is sometimes called a "Básník s kytarou" (poet with a guitar).

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