Jan Smeterlin

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Birthday
7, 1892
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jan 18, 1967 (74)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1892
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jan 18, 1967 (74)

About

Concert musician known for his mastery of fellow Pole and lifelong friend Karol Szymanowski's repertoire.

Before Fame

He was awarded a scholarship that enabled him to study with the famed Leopold Godowsky during his time in Vienna.

Trivia

His other passion was cooking, and his book of recipes was published after his death.

Family Life

He began performing when he was seven, but his family refused to consider this a legitimate career option and he had to study law as a result.

Associated With

He focused most of his recording efforts on Frederic Chopin's oeuvre.