Aleksander Zelwerowicz

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Aleksander Zelwerowicz as Figaro in The Barber of Seville by Pierre Beaumarchais at the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Kraków

Aleksander Zelwerowicz (14 August 1877 in Lublin – 18 June 1955 in Warsaw) was a Polish actor, director, theatre president and a teacher. He received the Order of Polonia Restituta and is one of the Polish Righteous among the Nations.[1]

Aleksander Zelwerowicz State Theatre Academy is named after him.

He is buried at the Powązki Cemetery.

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  1. ^ Aleksander Zelwerowicz - his activity to save Jews' lives during the Holocaust, at Yad Vashem website