Karel Kryl

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Karel Kryl
Karel Kryl memorial plaque.jpg
Background information
Birth name Karel Kryl
Also known as Poet with a guitar
Born (1944-04-12)April 12, 1944
Passau, Germany
Died March 3, 1994(1994-03-03) (aged 49)
Kroměříž, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
Genres folk, Protest song
Occupations Poet, singer-songwriter, musician, graphic artist
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1968–1994
Labels Supraphon, Primaphon, Caston, Bonton, And the End Records
Website Official 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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