Grażyna Bacewicz
Grażyna Bacewicz ([ɡraˈʐɨna baˈt͡sɛvit͡ʂ]; 5 February 1909 – 17 January 1969) was a Polish composer and violinist. She is only the second Polish female composer to have achieved national and int...
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Ijon Tichy
Ijon Tichy is a fictional character who appears in several works of Stanisław Lem: initially in The Star Diaries, later in The Futurological Congress, Peace on Earth, Observation on the Spot, and Mem...
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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Florian Siwicki
Florian Siwicki ([ˈflɔrjan ɕiˈvit͡skʲi]; 10 January 1925 – 11 March 2013) was a Polish career military officer, diplomat and a communist politician, as well as a General of the Polish Army.
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Symphony No. 3 (Lutosławski)
Witold Lutosławski wrote his Symphony No. 3 in 1973-1983. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Georg Solti, gave the world premiere on 29 September 1983. The work is dedicated to Solti and the...
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Jan Cybis
Jan Cybis (16 February 1897 - 13 December 1972) was a prominent Polish painter and art teacher.
Cybis was born in Fröbel (now Wróblin, Opole Voivodeship, Poland) and studied at the Jan Matejko Aca...
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Zygmunt Berling
Zygmunt Henryk Berling (27 April 1896 – 11 July 1980) was a Polish general and politician. He fought for the independence of Poland in the early 20th century. During Second World War he was sentenced ...
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Pola Gojawiczyńska
Pola Gojawiczyńska, real name Apolonia Gojawiczyńska, née Koźniewska (1 April 1896 – 29 March 1963) was a Polish writer.
She was born in Warsaw as a daughter of a craftsman-carpenter. She st...
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Aleksander Ford
Aleksander Ford (born Mosze Lifszyc; Kiev, Russian Empire, 24 November 1908 – 4 April 1980, Naples, Florida, United States) was a Polish film director; and head of the Polish People's Army Film Crew ...
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Władysław Hańcza
Władysław Hańcza (1905–1977) was a Polish actor and theatre director. During World War II he joined an underground theater. After the war he was a lecturer at the State Theatre Academy in Warsaw.
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Henryk Jabłoński
Henryk Jabłoński ([ˈxɛnrɨk jaˈbwɔɲskʲi]; 27 December 1909 – 27 January 2003) was a Polish Socialist, after 1948 Communist politician, historian and professor at Warsaw University. He was a head of the...
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Józef Pińkowski
Józef Pińkowski [ˈjuzɛf piɲˈkɔfskʲi] (17 April 1929, Siedlce – 8 November 2000, Warsaw) was a Polish Communist politician who served as Prime Minister from 1980 to 1981.By profession Pińkowski wa...
Bolesław Piasecki
Bolesław Bogdan Piasecki (alias Leon Całka, Sablewski; born February 18, 1915 in Łódź, died January 1, 1979 in Warsaw) was a Polish politician and writer.In interwar Poland he was one of the more prom...
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Arkady Fiedler
Arkady Fiedler (November 28, 1894 in Poznań – March 7, 1985 in Puszczykowo) was a Polish writer, journalist and adventurer.He studied philosophy and natural science at the Jagiellonian University in K...
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Kazimierz Dejmek
Kazimierz Dejmek (17 May 1924 – 31 December 2002) was a Polish actor, theatre and film director, and politician. During his career he managed the Teatr Nowy in Łódź (now the Kazimierz Dejmek Theatre),...
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Irena Kwiatkowska
Irena Kwiatkowska (17 September 1912 – 3 March 2011) was a popular Polish actress, known in Poland for her many cabaret roles and monologues, as well as appearances in (mostly comedy) m...
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Bolesław Szabelski
Bolesław Szabelski (3 December 1896 in Radoryż - 27 August 1979 Katowice) was a Polish composer of modern classical music. While his style shifted and varied over the course of his life, he is best kn...
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Lesław Bartelski
Lesław Marian Bartelski (September 8, 1920 – March 27, 2006) was a Polish writer, perhaps best known for his work, Warsaw Ghetto Thermopolye and his novel The Blood-stained Wings.
Bartelski was bo...
Mieczysław Cygan
Mieczysław Cygan (born 2 August 1921 in Koniuszki, died 7 April 2006 in Warsaw) - Polish military commander, Brigadier General of the Polish Army, military governor of Gdańsk (1982–1988), Secretary Ge...
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List of compositions by Witold Lutoslawski
This is a list of compositions by Polish composer Witold Lutosławski.
Barbara Hesse-Bukowska
Barbara Hesse-Bukowska (8 February 1930, Łódź – 9 December 2013) was a Polish pianist. Her family had a long-standing musical history, as her father was a violinist and conductor, her mother wa...
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Gerard Labuda
Gerard Labuda (Kashubian: Gerard Labùda; 28 December 1916 – 1 October 2010) was a Polish historian whose main fields of interest were the Middle Ages and the Western Slavs. He was born in wh...
Zygmunt Mycielski
Count Zygmunt Mycielski (17 August 1907 – 5 August 1987) was a Polish composer and music critic. He was born in Przeworsk and completed his childhood education in Kraków, where he was taught by Bernar...
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Aleksander Zawadzki
Aleksander Zawadzki ([alɛˈksandɛr zaˈvat͡skʲi]; December 16, 1899 – August 7, 1964) was a Polish Communist political figure and head of state of Poland from 1952 to 1964.A member of the Communis...
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Wieńczysław Gliński
Wieńczysław Gliński (10 May 1921 – 8 July 2008) was a Polish stage and film actor.He was a member of the Polish resistance movement Home Army during the World War II. He was also a prisoner in...
Mieczysława Ćwiklińska
Mieczysława Ćwiklińska-Steinsberg (1 January 1879 – 28 July 1972), née Mieczysława Trapszo was a Polish film actress, stage actor, and singer. She was often nicknamed Lińska or Amiette.Born in Lublin,...
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Ludwik Sempoliński
Ludwik Sempoliński, real name Bohdan Kierski (18 August 1899 – 17 April 1981) was a Polish film actor. He appeared in twenty films between 1935 and 1966.
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