Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Composer

1860 – 1941

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Who was Ignacy Jan Paderewski?

Ignacy Jan Paderewski, GBE was a Polish pianist and composer, and also a politician, and spokesman for Polish nationalism. He was a favorite of concert audiences across the globe. His musical fame opened access to diplomats and the media. He was the prime minister and foreign minister of Poland in 1919, and represented Poland at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919.

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Born
Nov 18, 1860
Vinnytsia Oblast
Also known as
  • Paderewski
  • Ignaz Jan Paderewski
  • Paderwski
  • Ignace Jan Paderewski
  • Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
  • J.I. Paderewski
  • Игна́ций Ян Падере́вский
  • イグナツィ・パデレフスキ
  • Ignaz Paderewski
  • Ignace Paderewski
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Roman Catholic Church
Ethnicity
  • Poles
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw
Died
Jun 29, 1941
New York City
Resting place
Arlington National Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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