Witold Lutoslawski

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Birthday
25, 1913
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Feb 7, 1994 (81)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1913
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Feb 7, 1994 (81)

About

Major Polish composer and conductor of the 20th Century. He wrote four major symphonies from 1950-1954 titled Concerto for Orchestra.

Before Fame

His early music was heavily influenced by the Polish folk genre. He studied mathematics at Warsaw University.

Trivia

He received the highest honor a Pole could receive: the Order of the White Eagle.

Family Life

His brother passed away in a Siberian labor camp during the World War II years.

Associated With

He and Krzysztof Penderecki were both innovative Polish composers of the Twentieth Century.

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