Janusz Wasylkowski, poet, writer, publicist, founder
and editor-in-chief of the “Lviv Yearbook”,
promoter, lover and protector of the memory and heritage of Lviv died on April 14, 2020 at the age of 87.
Wasylkowski was born in Lviv on August 2. In 1944 he moved to Wrocław where he graduated Polish studies. During his studies, he was associated with Wrocław student theaters, he was also founder of the Satire Theater “Ponuracy”. He was widely involved in promoting culture – he was a co-founder of the weekly “Poglądy”, he also directed several television programs.
In 1961 he moved to Warsaw, where he devoted himself to journalism. He worked, among others in the scout weekly ‘The Team’ and in ‘Economic Life’. In 1972–74 he was the artistic director of the Entertainment Theater on TV, he made 45 performances; in 1987–88 he managed the Buffo theater. In 1991, he founded the Lviv Institute and the “Lviv Yearbook” magazine.