Krzysztof Jaślar, co-founder of the Tey cabaret, songwriter, journalist and director, has died. Information about his death was announced by Zenon Laskowik on social media.
“We regret to inform you that Krzysztof Jaślar, co-founder of Kabaret Tey, lyricist and director, died today,” Zenon Laskowik said shortly after midnight on Tuesday in a post on his official Facebook profile. A few days earlier, Laskowik informed on social media about the cancellation of all planned performances of the Tey cabaret “due to Krzysztof Jaślar’s health condition.” On Tuesday, information about Jaślar’s death was also shared by his son, Filip Jaślar, on Facebook. “Dad died” – wrote the violinist and member of the MoCarta Group.
Krzysztof Jaślar – co-founder of the Tey cabaret
Krzysztof Jaślar has been associated with the Tey cabart from the beginning of its activity. “After his studies, he received an offer from Zenon Laskowik to establish a professional cabaret ‘Tey’ in Poznań. He was associated with Tey for four years,” we read on the website of the Roma Musical Theater in Warsaw. Later, he worked in the entertainment department of a Poznań television center and completed postgraduate studies in journalism, and in 1977, together with Zenon Laskowik, he began to create programs for television. In the following years, he also worked as a director of, among others, cabaret programs. In the early 1990s, he published the book “Kabaret Tey 1971–1989 Texts, memories, slander”.
Recently, together with Laskowik, he performed on stage with the program “Kabaret Tey – 50 years, memories and slander”, prepared on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first program of the Tey cabaret.
Zenon Laskowik Official Website/Facebook, Filip Jaślar/Facebook, teatrroma.pl
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