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Grzegorz Antoni Sinko

Grzegorz Antoni Sinko was Polish English educator. Decorated cavalier cross Order of Re-Birth of Poland; recipient emeritus award for culture in Poland, 1979. Member Polish Academy of Sciences (art committee), Warsaw Learned Society.

Background

  • Sinko, Grzegorz Antoni was born on June 13, 1923 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Tadeusz and Anna (Starzewska) Sinko.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Jagellonian University, Cracow, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1950.

    Career

    • Bookkeeper Factory Cycle Parts and Utensils, 1941-1945. Senior assistant department English, Wroclaw University, 1949-1953. Associate professor Institute Art, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1953-1970, professor, 1970-1993, professor emeritus, from 1993, member neophilol. committee, from 1970.

      Member editorial committee Dialog, 1963-1973, Teatr, 1973-1988.

    Works

    • Author: Crisis of Language in Contemporary Drama, 1977, Description of a Theatrical Performance, 1982, Stage Character and Its Treatment in Twentieth-Century Theatre, 1988. Translator: English Bourgeois Drama of the XVIII Century (plays by G. Lillo, E. Moore and S. Foote), 1955, English Restoration Comedy (plays by G. Etherege, W. Wycherley, William Congreve), 1955.

    Membership

    Member Polish Academy of Sciences (art committee), Warsaw Learned Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Owning a cat.

    Connections

    • Married Zofia Maria Skarbinska, June 13, 1950.
    • father: Tadeusz Sinko
    • mother: Anna (Starzewska) Sinko
    • spouse: Zofia Maria Skarbinska
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    Born June 13, 1923
    Died March 30, 2000
    (aged 76)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1948
      Jagellonian University
    • 1950
      University Wroclaw
    • 1941 - 1945
      Bookkeeper, Factory Cycle Parts and Utensils
    • 1949 - 1953
      senior, assistant department English
    • 1953 - 1970
      associate, professor Institute Art
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States