Jan Rompsczi

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Jan Rompski (Kashubian language: Jón Rómpsczi) (December 8, 1913 in Kartuzy – 30 December 1969) was a Kashubian activist, poet, writer, journalist and ethnographer. He was one of the most important people in the organization "Zrzeszyńce". During World War II he belonged to the secret anti-Nazi organization Pomeranian Griffin (Krëjamnô Wòjskòwô Òrganizacëjô "Pòmòrsczi Grif"). He was imprisoned in a concentration camp Stutthof. After the war he finished his studies (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń) and was strongly involved in Kashubian movement.

Bibliography[edit]

  • "Kiej"
  • "Vzenjik Arkonë"
  • "Reboce"
  • "Za zemjã" (1956)
  • "Pòrénk" (1957),
  • "Roztrąbarch" (1958),
  • "Lepszé checze" (1958)
  • "Gãsy ùd" (1959)
  • "Scynanié kanië" (1961)
  • "Pomión zwonów" (1970)
  • "Ścinanie kani. Kaszubski zwyczaj ludowy" (1973)
  • "Wiérzte" (1980)

Sources[edit]

  1. L. Bądkowski: Zarys historii literatury kaszubskiej, Gdańsk 1959, 2006.
  2. J. Kurowska i in.: Katalog rękopisów Muzeum Piśmiennictwa i Muzyki Kaszubsko-Pomorskiej w Wejherowie, tom I. Spuścizna Jana Rompskiego, Wejherowo 2005.
  3. F. Neureiter: Geschichte der Kaschubischen Literatur. Versuch einer Zusammenfassenden Darstellung’’, Otto Sagner Verlag München 1991 (Jan Rompski pp. 178–185).
  4. F. Neureiter: Historia literatury kaszubskiej. Próba zarysu, Wydawnictwo Morskie, Gdańsk 1982 - ISBN 83-00-00256-1
  5. R. Osowicka: Leksykon wejherowian, Wejherowo 2008 (short biography).