Filip Topol dies at 48

The singer, songwriter and musician Filip Topol, the leader of the rock band Psí vojaci, died on Wednesday at the age of 48. Filip Topol ( (the younger brother of author Jáchym Topol) was highly respected on the underground music scene, writing numerous songs including Žiletky (Razorblades) which inspired a 1994 film of the same name directed by Zdeněk Tyc. Czech TV reported that Mr Topol died after suffering from a long illness.

Author: Jan Velinger