Karol Szymanowski - Hamelin recital at Kioi Hall, Tokyo
The second half of Marc-André Hamelin's piano recital at Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan in 2002, consisting of works by Karol Szymanowski. The program: Karol Szyman...
Ignacy Jan Paderewski - Koncert Ignacego Paderewskiego Cz.I. -1937
Cos dla wielbicieli muzyki powaznej. Koncert Ignacego Paderewskiego w USA w 1937 roku. Jest to fragment filmu pt. Moonlight Sonata, w którym zagral Ignacy ...
Xawery Dunikowski
Xawery Dunikowski ([ksaˈvɛrɨ duɲiˈkɔfskʲi]; 24 December 1875 – 26 January 1964) was a Polish sculptor and artist, notable for surviving Auschwitz concentration camp, and best known for his Neo-R...
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Ferdynand Goetel
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Kazimierz Sosnkowski
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Maria Dąbrowska
Maria Dąbrowska ([dɔmˈbrɔfska]; 6 October 1889 – 19 May 1965) was a Polish writer, novelist, essayist, journalist and playwright, author of the popular Polish historical novel Noce i dnie (Nights and ...
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Tadeusz Kutrzeba
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Stanisława Wysocka
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Zofia Nałkowska
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Karol Wiktor Zawodziński
Karol Wiktor Zawodziński, pseudonym Karol de Johne, (1890–1949) was highly acclaimed Polish literary critic, theoretist and historian of literature. Associated with a poetical group Skamander.
Zaw...
Henryk Kuna
Henryk Kuna (c.1885 – 17 December 1945) was a sculptor, active in the early twentieth century. His long career produced many famous works of arts including several renowned public monuments in his nat...
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Zygmunt Zaleski
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Franciszek Mączyński
Franciszek Mączyński (21 September 1874 in Wadowice – 28 June 1947 in Kraków) was a Polish Art Nouveau architect. Prominent by 1910, his commissions include several major churches, and turn-of-t...
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Ostap Ortwin
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Andrzej Strug
Andrzej Strug, real name Tadeusz (or Stefan?) Gałecki (sources vary; 28 November 1871/1873 in Lublin – 9 December 1937 in Warsaw) was a Polish socialist politician, publicist and activist fo...
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Jan Lechoń
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Kazimierz Wierzyński
Kazimierz Wierzyński (Drohobycz, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, 27 August 1894 – 13 February 1969, London) was a Polish poet and journalist; an elected member of the prestigious Polish Academ...
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Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
Zofia Kossak-Szczucka ([ˈzɔfja ˈkɔssak ˈʂt͡ʂut͡ska]; 10 August 1889 – 9 April 1968) was a Polish writer and World War II resistance fighter. She co-founded the wartime Polish organization Żegota, set ...
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Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski
Antoni Ferdynand Ossendowski (27 May 1876 – 3 January 1945) was a Polish writer, journalist, traveler, globetrotter, explorer, anti-communist, university professor, a member of the French Academy, pol...
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Julian Tuwim
Julian Tuwim (September 13, 1894 – December 27, 1953) (the surname comes from the Hebrew "טובים", "tovim", "good"), known also under the pseudonym "Oldlen" when writing song lyrics, was a Polish poet...
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Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska
Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska, née Kossak (24 November 1891 – 9 July 1945), was a Polish poet known as the Polish Sappho and "queen of lyrical poetry" of Poland's interwar period. Fluent in French, ...
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Konstanty Laszczka
Konstanty Laszczka (born September 3, 1865 in Makowiec Duży, died March 23, 1956, in Kraków) was a Polish sculptor, painter, graphic artist, as well as professor and rector of the Jan Matejko Academy ...
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Nocturne and Tarantella (Szymanowski)
Nocturne and Tarantella, Op. 28, is a composition for violin and piano, written in the spring and summer of 1915 by the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski.It was first performed in Warsaw on 24 January...
Tadeusz Pruszkowski
Tadeusz Pruszkowski (15 April 1888 – 30 June or 1 July 1942) was a Polish painter and educator, and from 1922 a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He was the initiator of numerous ...
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Métopes
Métopes, Op. 29, is a work for piano solo by the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski, completed in 1915. It is a cycle of three miniature tone poems drawing on Greek mythology.Each of the three movement...
Symphony No. 3 (Szymanowski)
Karol Szymanowski composed his Symphony No. 3 Op. 27, The Song of the Night during 1914-16 after a period spent travelling in Eastern Europe. It is considered to be one of his finest works. The sympho...
Symphony No. 2 (Szymanowski)
Karol Szymanowski completed his Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 in 1909 at the age of 27. Szymanowski was greatly influenced by German culture and the symphony has many echoes of Richard Straus...
Ignacy Daszyński
Ignacy Ewaryst Daszyński [iɡˈnat͡sɨ daˈʂɨɲskʲi] (26 October 1866, Zbaraż – 31 October 1936) was a Polish socialist politician, journalist and Prime Minister of the first Polish government (Second...
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