Jelinek or Czech: Jelínek, lit. "little deer", is a surname of Czech origin that remains common in the Czech Republic.

Notable persons with this surname include:

  • Bordan Jelínek, Czech poet
  • Elfriede Jelinek, Austrian feminist playwright and novelist, winner of the Nobel prize
  • Frederick Jelinek, pioneer in automatic speech recognition and natural language processing
  • George Jelinek, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Western Australia. He is known for his expertise (and several books on) on multiple sclerosis, based in Perth, Western Australia.
  • George Jelinek, music critic for Stereo Review
  • Hanns Jelinek, Austrian 20th century composer
  • Ivan Jelínek, Czech poet
  • Jan Jelinek, German electronic musician
  • Jiří Jelínek (trumpeter), Czech trumpeter and singer
  • Otto Jelinek, Canadian businessman, former figure skater, and politician
  • Pavel Jelínek, Czech physicist
  • Petr Jelínek, Czech ice hockey player
  • Žuži Jelinek, Croatian Jewish writer, uses the surname of her first husband Erich Jelinek

Other articles related to "jelinek":

... Bambiland is a play by Elfriede Jelinek, winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Literature ... In typical Jelinek style, there are many acts of violence, both physical and sexual ... The text of the play (translated from the German) is available on Jelinek's site ...
Frederick Jelinek
... Frederick Jelinek (18 November 1932 – 14 September 2010) was a Czech American researcher in information theory, automatic speech recognition, and natural language ... since 1961 to Czech screenwriter Milena Jelinek ...
Elfriede Jelinek - Work and Politics - Political Engagement
... Jelinek was a member of Austria's Communist Party from 1974 to 1991 ... of a coalition cabinet consisting of the Freedom Party and the Austrian People's Party, Jelinek became one of the new cabinet's most vocal critics ... severe enough for dissidents such as Jelinek to be accused of treason by coalition supporters ...
Lust (Jelinek Novel)
... Lust is a novel by Elfriede Jelinek ... The novel is, like all of Jelinek's novels, lyrical and musical in its structure ... Works by Elfriede Jelinek Novels Wonderful, Wonderful Times The Piano Teacher Lust Greed Women as Lovers Plays What Happened after Nora Left Her ...
The Piano Teacher (Jelinek Novel)
... Piano Teacher (German Die Klavierspielerin) is a novel by Austrian Nobel Prize winner Elfriede Jelinek, first published in 1983 by Rowohlt Verlag ... Translated by Joachim Neugroschel, it was the first of Jelinek's novels to be translated into English ... Like much of Jelinek's work, the chronology of the events in the book are interwoven with images of the past and the internal thoughts of characters ...