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(2418) Voskovec-Werich

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1971 UV. Discovered 1971 Oct. 26 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.

Named in memory of Jiří Voskovec (1905–1981) and Jan Werich (1905–1980), Czech actors and dramatists who became famous in the 1930s for several theater plays and reviews, mainly in the avant-garde Liberal Theater and the “V+W” Theater in Prague. After World War II they acted in many theater, film and TV productions, Voskovec in the U.S. and Werich in Czechoslovakia. They were highly respected for their humanistic ideas. (M 27124)

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