Petr Placák

From Unearthing The Music

Petr Placák (2020). Photo by Jindřich Nosek

Petr Placák (born 8 January 1964 in Prague[1]), also known under the pseudonym Petr Zmrzlík, is a Czech writer. During the communist regime in Czechoslovakia he published his works in samizdat.[2] He was a clarinettist in the Plastic People of the Universe since 1983 and recorded two albums with the band: "Hovězí porážka" (1982) and "Půlnoční myš" (1986). Later he worked as a journalist for many newspapers, such as Respekt and Lidové noviny.


  1. "Petr Placák". (in Czech). 1 April 2006. Archived from the original on 6 July 2010. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. "Petr Placák". Revolver Revue (in Czech). Retrieved 10 July 2014.

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