Lech Raczak is confirmed dead at the age of 73.
Lech was best known as a Polish theatre director.
Death was likely due to heart attack.
Lech Raczak
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Lech Raczak (2016)
Born(1946-01-27)27 January 1946
Died17 January 2020(2020-01-17) (aged 73)
Alma materAdam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Occupationstage director
Years active1964 - present
AwardsSwinarski Award (1993)
HonoursSilver Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis
Lech Raczak (January 27, 1946 – January 17, 2020) was a Polish theatre director.
He studied Polish literature on Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. He was one of the founders of the Theatre of the Eighth Day, which was one of the most original and most significant groups of the student theater movement from which Polish alternative theater arose. In 1993 Raczak and ensemble of the Theatre of the Eighth Day received the Swinarski Award. From 1995 to 1998 Raczak was an artistic director of Polish Theatre in Poznań and between 1993 and 2012 he worked for Malta Festival as an artistic director. Since 2003 he was a professor at University of Arts in Poznań.
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