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Adolf Heyduk (1835–1923)

Heyduk, Adolf (hī’dök). A Czech poet; born in Richenburg, June 7, 1835; died in 1923. He studied in Prague and traveled through Italy and Germany; and became professor at Pisek. His earlier poetry, beginning in 1859, was of a light order, but his volume ‘Cymbal and Violin’ established his reputation. An idyl of life among his countrymen, ‘Grandfather’s Legacy,’ and a powerful study in realism, ‘The Wood-Cutter,’ are extremely popular. ‘Cymbal and Fiddle’ is considered his best work.