Centnerszwer Gabriel

Gabriel Centnerszwer - Personal data
Date of birth: 30th September 1841
Place of birth: Warszawa
Date of death: 24th September 1917
Place of death: Warszawa
Occupation: bookseller

Centnerszwer Gabriel (30 September 1841, Warsaw – 24 September 1917, Warsaw) – bookseller.

He was educated at the Faculty of Philology and History of the Warsaw Main School in the years 1863–1866. He was the owner of an assortment and publishing bookshop and a notes warehouse, which was located at 147 Marszałkowska Street since 1867. In 1903, Centnerszwer sold the bookstore to Jakub Mortkowicz and Henryk Lindenfeld, while still remaining a shareholder in the BiB company.


  • Database of the Cemetery at Okopowa Street.
  • Kroszczor H., Kartki z historii Żydów w Warszawie XIX i XX w.: sylwetki, szkice, Warsaw 1979.
  • Słownik pracowników książki polskiej, Łódź 1972.

L.T. Błaszczyk, “Żydzi w kulturze muzycznej działający na ziemiach polskich w XIX i XX wieku”, a book published with the support of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute in Poland. 

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