Mieczyslaw Karlowicz

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Birthday
11, 1876
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Feb 8, 1909 (32)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1876
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Feb 8, 1909 (32)

About

Polish composer and conductor who was a late Romantic, following in the footsteps of 19th century composer Richard Wagner.

Before Fame

He took on the violin as a child and after studying with Zygmunt Noskowski in Warsaw, he went on to Berlin where he studied alongside Heinrich Urban.

Trivia

He died at the young age of 32 when an avalanche fell down on him during a ski trip in the Tatra mountains.

Family Life

His father Jan was a musician and linguist.

Associated With

The great composer Tchaikovsky was one of his greatest influences.