Pavel Zajíček is a Czech poet, musician, artist and was a leading figure of the Czech underground. He cooperated with the underground band Plastic People of the Universe and in 1973 he founded, together with Milan Hlavsa, the band DG 307. Zajíček wrote lyrics for these bands. In 1976, he was sentenced to a year in prison. After his release, he was a signatory to Charter 77. In 1980, he emigrated from Czechoslovakia to Sweden and later to the United States of America.
- Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
Author(s) of this page
- Kůželová, Michaela
ÚČL AV ČR. 2016. "Slovník české literatury po roce 1945: Pavel Zajíček." Last modified February 16. http://www.slovnikceskeliteratury.cz/showContent.jsp?docId=1170.
Zajíček, Pavel, and Martin Machovec, ed. 2002. Zápisky z podzemí: 1973-1980. Praha: Torst.
Česká televize. 2019. "Fenomén Underground: Umění bez galerií. Pavel Zajíček". Accessed January 28. https://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10419676635-fenomen-underground/412235100221002-umeni-bez-galerii/8286/.