Ivan Martin Jirous
Ivan Martin Jirous (also known by his pseudonym Magor ; born September 23, 1944 in Humpolec , Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia ; † November 10, 2011 in Prague ) was a Czech poet , critic and art historian . He was one of the central figures of the Czech underground .
Jirous was married to Věra Jirousová, who also wrote a number of texts for the Plastic People . He was friends with Václav Havel , who mentioned him several times in his prison reflections on letters to Olga .
Ivan Martin Jirous died on November 10, 2011 at the age of 67. He was buried in the Kostelní Vydří cemetery.
- Literature by and about Ivan Martin Jirous in the catalog of the German National Library
- Literature and other media by and about Ivan Martin Jirous in the catalog of the National Library of the Czech Republic
- Ivan Martin Jirous in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Obituaries - Ivan Martin Jirous - Stalwart of the Plastic People of the Universe, by Alan Clayson, The Independent, November 21, 2011
|SURNAME||Jirous, Ivan Martin|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Magor (pseudonym)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Czech lyric poet|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 23, 1944|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Humpolec|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 10, 2011|
|Place of death||Prague|