Pavel Zajíček

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Pavel Zajíček
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Background information
Born (1951-04-15) April 15, 1951 (age 65)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician, poet
Years active 1973–present
Labels Guerilla
Associated acts DG 307

Pavel Zajíček (born 15 April 1951, in Prague) is a Czech poet and musician. In 1973, he founded experimental band DG 307 together with bassist Milan Hlavsa. Seven years after, he emigrated from Czechoslovakia and lived in Sweden, later in the United States.[1] After the Velvet Revolution he returned to Czechoslovakia, where he played with restored DG 307.

His lyrics were also used for recordings by the Plastic People of the Universe (for example "Apokalyptickej pták" from Egon Bondy's Happy Hearts Club Banned). In 2014 he received the Revolver Revue award.[2] He also starred in Czech comedy film Buttoners.[3] In 2007 he released a solo album Kakofonie cesty.[4] His theater piece Pustina was premiered in 2014.[5] He also plays a major role here.[6]

Discography[edit]

  • Kakofonie cesty (2007)
  • Podobenství (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bezr, Ondřej (3 June 2014). "Cenu Revolver Revue dostane básník a hudebník Pavel Zajíček". iDNES.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Cenu Revolver Revue dostane Pavel Zajíček". Novinky.cz (in Czech). 27 May 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Pavel Zajíček je všechno, co tvrdí, že není". ceskatelevize.cz (in Czech). 6 June 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  4. ^ Bezr, Ondřej (23 March 2007). "Charismatický Zajíček nemá jen Dg 307". iDNES.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Macháček, Martin (20 October 2014). "Tyjátr: Pustina ve Studiu Hrdinů je krvavá krajina plná božských témat". Český rozhlas. Retrieved 15 October 2015.  (Czech)
  6. ^ "Pavel Zajíček: Pustina na pomezí filmu, koncertu a divadla". Full Moon. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2015.  (Czech)

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