Priest Józef Radoniewicz becomes the head of Wielopole Skrzyńskie’s parish near Ropczyce. He brings his widowed stepsister Katarzyna Berger with her children over to the presbytery.
In Wielopole Skrzyńskie, daughter of Katarzyna Berger Helena Berger gets married with Marian Kantor, a teacher.
Tadeusz Kantor born in Wielopole Skrzyńskie, a son of Helena and Marian.
War breaks out, Marian Kantor gets conscripted and leaves for the front. After the war he never returns to Wielopole Skrzyńskie, though he keeps in touch with his wife and children (in 1913 the Kantors’ daughter Zofia is born).
Priest Józef Radoniewicz passes away.
Helena Kantor and her children move to Tarnów, where her son graduates from primary school, after which he attends secondary school, and passes his baccalaureate.
Attends the Painting Faculty of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. For the last two years decorative and stage painting in professor Karol Frycz’s class. He graduates in 1939.
At the Academy he founds a puppet theatre. With his friends he stages Maurice Maeterlinck’s The Death of Tintagiles.
He makes the acquaintance of Wanda Baczyńska with whom he translates Aleksander Blok’s
The Puppet Show.
Prepared by: Józef Chrobak
Translation by: Monika Kowalska, Karolina Mitka, Andrzej Kula