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Zdenek Burian

 (1905 - 1981)
Zdenek Burian was active/lived in Czech Republic.  Zdenek Burian is known for illustrations of prehistoric animals and people.

Biography   Zdenek Burian


Well, I don't read Czech or Slovak, so I've had to piece together most of what follows.  If I make some factual errors, it's not from lack of effort.  Much of the following biographical data is from a short essay by Camille Cazedessus, Jr. in his long running fanzine, ERBdom, issue #68, March 1973.

Zdenek Burian (Zdenek is pronounced "Zeh-DEN-yeck" because there's a little "v" over the n. "Burian is "BURR-ee-yahn" - pronounciation courtesy of the eminent William Stout - thanks, Bill.) was born in 1905 in Moravia, Czech Republic.  He was to become one of the most influential depicters of prehistoric life of the century, rivaled only by Charles R. Knight.

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