Jan Neruda

Jan Neruda

Birth
Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death 22 Aug 1891 (aged 57)
Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Burial Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Memorial ID 11131 · View Source
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Poet, Writer. He was a Czech poem writer and one of the most prominent representatives of Czech Realism movement. Educated in Prague's German schools, at the age of thirteen he began attending lectures on the Czech language. 1n 1860, he became a free-lance writer and journalist, contributing influential essays to Národni Listy, a liberal newspaper. He first entered the literary scene as a poet with his most popular prose work, “Tales of the Little Quarter; Prague Tales” (1878). Neruda's poetry collections also included “Hřbitovní kvítí” (1858), “Knihy veršů” (1867), “Písně kosmické” (1878), “Balady a romanc”e (1883) and “Zpěvy páteční” (1896), published posthumously. He also was for his gallery of sketches of 19th century Prague.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Jul 2000
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jan Neruda (10 Jul 1834–22 Aug 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11131, citing Vysehradsky Cemetery, Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic ; Maintained by Find A Grave .