A slide show and readings by family and friends.
George Karnet, Czech exile since 1948, was a journalist, poet, playwright and translator. He died on February 1, 2011 at age of 91 in New York City. Karnet was a friend and collaborator with prominent personalities of Czech theater and literature such as George Voskovec, Jan Werich, Emil F. Burian, Alfred and Emil Radok, Jan Grossman, Egon Hostovsky, Ferdinand Peroutka, and Pavel Tigrid. While in exile in Paris, he co-founded an influencial exile periodical Svedectvi. In 1952, he relocated to New York where he also conributed to Voice of America and Radio Free Europe.
|From the Program in Brief:
Sue Karnet…………… slides
Created by Sue Karnet.
Many thanks to our friends in Prague:
Viktor Debnar, editor of George Karnet’s book Posmrtny denik, and to Simon Pellar and Graeme Dibble, for their English translation.
listen to audio (in Czech):
Viktor Debnar’s interview on Czech Radio 3 – Vltava