Jakowicz, Wladyslaw
(1915-?)
   Poland. Writer and dancer. Born in Krakow, from 1939 to 1945 he lived in Russia. On his return to Poland, he earned his living as a dancer and then immigrated to Sweden, where he worked as a teacher. Jakowicz wrote the poem "O Tari thaj e Zerfi" [A Ballad of Two Lovers] in the Romani language in 1981.

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  • Poetry —    Romani poetry has developed from song. Some verse was written during the early years of the Soviet Union before the use of the Romani language was discouraged. Aleksandr German and O. Pankova were the outstanding names in a repertoire that… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

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