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Father Oskar Zawisza (1878—1933) was an outstanding priest, historian, ethnographer, composer
who devoted all his life to Cieszyn Silesia. He was born in Jablonkov in a teacher family.
Having finished seminary, he worked in Błędowice, Strumień, Cieszyn and Cierlick among other
things. He co-worked with “Gwiazda Cieszyńska” and “Zaranie Śląskie”. He published several
historical and folklore works. He was the author of “Śpiewnik Górniczy”, numerous music plays,
including a symphony Z niwy śląskiej, two melodramas and 1 opera. He devoted all his life to
people he came from whereas the specificity of his work was directing himself towards social