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|Born||27 November 1816
|Died||29 January 1902
Aniela Aszpergerowa debuted in the theatre of Warsaw in 1835. Her repertoire was versatile, and she was to became one of the most famous actors of her time in Poland. She performed in both Poland and in Minsk and Vilnius in former Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and was particularly associated with the theatre in Lwow, where she was active for decades. She appeared on the scene Skarbkowskiego Theatre during its grand opening (1842) in the part of Angeles Maiden Vows Aleksander Fredro; during the final presentation in the theater in 1900, she sat in one of the boxes as an honorary guest. She was a versatile actor - her repertoire inkluded melodramatic roles as well as comedy and contemporary plays. She played in the dramas of William Shakespeare (Ophelia in Hamlet), Old Synagogue (widow of Balladyna), Fredro (Angela, Clare of Vows maidenhair). Her repertoire focused more on tragedy's over the years.
After the rebellion of 1864, she was arrested and sentenced to one year in prison for her support of Polish independence. Her funeral in 1902 became a great patriotic manifestation.
She was the great-grandmother of John Gielgud.
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