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Krnov

(kûr`nôf), Ger. Jägerndorf, city (1991 pop. 25,436), NE Czech Republic, in Moravia, on the Opava River, near the Polish border. An industrial center, it manufactures textiles (especially woolens) and musical instruments (notably organs). It is a summer resort and a winter sports area. The city was founded in 1221 and served as the capital of an independent duchy from 1377 to 1523. Krnov has an 18th-century castle and several fine churches and abbeys.

Krnov

 

a city in Czechoslovakia, in the Czech Socialist Republic, North Moravia. Transportation junction at the confluence of the Opava and Opavica rivers. Population, 23,200 (1971). Industry includes machine building, textiles, wood products, and musical instruments.

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Thanks to the new 10 Stars Project you can visit forgotten synagogues not only in Prague, but also in Boskovice, Mikulov and Krnov in the east; in Ustek, Jicin and Brandys and Labem in the north; Plzeft and Breznice in the west; and Nova Cerekev and Polna in the south-central part of the country.
Last plenary meeting of the Czech Branch, which took place on 21 to 22 October 2009, also included two vocational seminars and was hosted by the Municipal Library in Krnov.
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This was the period that witnessed the foundation (1873) of the well-known firm of Rieger in Krnov (Jagerndorf).
Rejna & Cerny in Prague, the Rieger Brothers in Krnov in Silesia (many outstanding instruments throughout the republic and abroad), Jindrich Schiffner in Prague (took over the workshop of the famous Gartner organ builders), this traditional firm is now directed by Jos.
The one with the best reputation was Rieger Brothers (Gebruder Rieger) of Krnov, who in the inter-war years 1925-1939 produced more than 700 new organs, half of which were exported from the then Czechoslovakia to other European countries, Asia, South America and Africa.
In August 2005, a Holocaust memorial in Teplice was reportedly vandalized and, in September 2005, an NGO reported that several doors and windows were broken in a synagogue in Krnov and that several gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in Velky Pecin had been defaced with graffiti.
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This year's general meeting and seminar of the Czech National Branch will take place in autumn in the city of Krnov.
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