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Ivan Blatny

Ivan Blatny (December 21, 1919, Brno, Czechoslovakia - August 5, 1990, Colchester, United Kingdom) was a Czech poet, member of Skupina 42 (Group 42). Blatny, the son of the writer Lev Blatny, was a member of the Skupina 42 (Group 42 - association of Czech modern artists. In March 1948, after the Communist seizure of power in his native country, Blatny left his country - just one of many figures in Czech Literature who chose to emigrate rather than go underground. However, he found life in exile...See more