Andrzej Kijowski

Theatre Director, Author

1928 – 1985

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Who was Andrzej Kijowski?

Andrzej Kijowski was a Polish literary critic, essayist, prose and screenwriter. His son is poet and critic Andrzej Tadeusz Kijowski.

Kijowski, Sr. wrote for such publications as Przegląd Kulturalny and Tygodnik Powszechny. He was editor for many years of Twórczość, where the well-known Kroniki Dedala was published.

He authored the Polish writers' resolution against censorship after the play Dziady by Adam Mickiewicz was withdrawn from the stage on 29 February 1968. A literary director at Warsaw’s Dramatic Theatre from 1967 to 1968, he was removed by the Communist authorities. He was one of organizers of polish Flying University.

Director at Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Krakow from 1981 until he resigned in February 1982 after being released from Jaworze, where he had been interned for reasons connected to Martial law in Poland.

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Born
Nov 29, 1928
Kraków
Also known as
  • Dedal
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Nationality
  • Poland
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Education
  • Jagiellonian University
Died
Jun 29, 1985
Warsaw

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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