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David Hrbek: Words, Images, Rock’n’Roll

  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: November 1, 2019, 18:00 – 20:00

In his book Slovo, Obraz, Rokenrol (Words, Images, Rock’n’Roll) David Hrbek speaks to musicians, photographers, writers and composers about the 1960s, rock’n’roll, the Beatles, freedom in art and first and foremost their own work, personal recollections and experiences. Among his interviewees are Mike McCartney, Václav Havel, Lou Reed, Suzanne Vega and Michael Nyman, while stories about Andy Warhol, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton also feature.

David Hrbek is a lecturer at the Olomouc Museum of Art, the dramaturge of the On-Stage Interviews series at theatre Švandovo divadlo, an occasional musician and the author of a number of books, including Šumný Vávra (Buzzing Vávra), Všechno je sázka (Everything’s a Wager) and Dvacet zářících drahokamů (Twenty Shining Gems).

The book’s editor Jitka Hanušová will conduct on-stage interviews with the author and his guests.

Organised at the Václav Havel Library by the Kniha Zlín publishing house.


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