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Jaroslav Vrchlický

(1853 - 1912) Poet, writer and translator

His real name was Emil Frída. He wrote poems relating to the region of Český Krumlov: "A Legend of Krumlov" - about the White Lady (collection "Thistles from Parnas", 1893), "A Legend from Zlatá Koruna" "Mr. Wok and the Devil" (both of them in a collection The New Epic Poems", 1881).

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