Janusz Olejniczak

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Birthday
2, 1952
Birthplace
Wroclaw, Poland
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Wroclaw, Poland

About

Classical musician and actor whose wide-ranging repertoire included Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert, Chopin, Ravel, and Prokofiev.

Before Fame

He came in sixth at the 1970 International Chopin Piano Competition.

Trivia

He portrayed and performed Chopin in The Blue Note, a film by Andrzej Żuławski.

Family Life

His family recognized his talent while he was still young, and he started studying piano when he was six.

Associated With

He was Władysław Szpilman's hands in 2002's The Pianist starring Adrien Brody.