Tadeusz Szeligowski biography

Tadeusz Szeligowski

Composer

1896 – 1963

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Who was Tadeusz Szeligowski?

Tadeusz Szeligowski was a Polish composer, educator, lawyer and music organizer. His works include the operas The Rise of the Scholars, Krakatuk and Theodor Gentlemen, the ballets The Peacock and the Girl and Mazepa ballets, two violin concertos, chamber and choral works.

As a music teacher he was very well established in Vilnius, Lublin, Poznań and Warsaw. He was also a respected music writer who frequently wrote for journals and magazines specialized in music such as the Kurier Wileński, Tygodnik Wileński, Muzyka and the Kurier Poznański. His achievements include the creation of the Poznan´ Philharmonic, where he served as its first director between the years 1947-1949, and the founding of the Poznań Musical Spring, one of the most important festivals of contemporary music at the time.

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Born
Sep 13, 1896
Lviv
Also known as
  • Szeligowski
Children
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Jagiellonian University
Died
Jan 10, 1963
Poznań

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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