Poet Jiří Reynek dies at 85

Graphic artist, poet and translator Jiří Reynek died on Wednesday at the age of 85, the news agency ČTK reported quoting a source close to his family. Jiří Rejnek, the younger son of the graphic artist and poet Bohuslav Reynek and the French-born poet Suzanne Renaud, died three weeks after his elder brother Daniel passed away at the age of 86. As translator, Jiří Reynek specialized on French literature, mainly of the works by the writer Henri Pourrat and the poet Francis Jammes.