Adam Aston

Adam Aston

Adam Aston (Adam Wiński, born Adolf Loewinsohn, aka Adam Stanisław Lewinson, recorded also under names J. Kierski, Adam Winski and Ben-Levi, born 1902 in Warsaw, Poland, died 1993 in London. Polish Jewish singer, actor and pianist, worked often with Henryk Wars.

He debuted at the revi-teater (music hall, cabaret) Morskie Oko in Warsaw. He made his first record in 1927; in 1930 he began to work with Henryk Wars at the Morskie Oko cabaret and adopted his stage name of Adam Aston.

He recorded for Syrena-Electro, Odeon, Parlophon, Columbia, and Lonora, singing as many as 900 sides between 1930-39. He also appeared in a few musical film comedies including Dwie Joasie and Manewry miłosne in 1935; he sang the Polish version of Dancing Cheek to Cheek (Polish title W siódmym niebie (In Seventh Heaven)).

After the outbreak of the war he was evacuated to the East and performed in Lvov. Later he joined the 2nd corps of General Ander's Army. He spent the rest of his life in Italy, South Africa and the United Kingdom.


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