Monday, January 7, 2013

Penderecki, Krzysztof

Krzysztof Penderecki(1933- ), Polish composer and conductor, studied at Jagiellonian University and Krakow Academy of Music, graduating in 1958, staying as lecturer, and became rector in 1972. During his lifetime, he has won several prestigious awards. He composed operas, concertos, and orchestral music. Among his best known works are: Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, St. Luke Passion,

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