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Witold Lutosławski (Composer)

Born: 25th January 1913, Warsaw, Poland

Died: 7th February 1994, Warsaw, Poland

Nationality: Polish

Witold Roman Lutosławski was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor. He was one of the major European composers of the 20th century, and one of the preeminent Polish musicians during his last three decades. He earned many international awards and prizes. His compositions (of which he was a notable conductor) include four symphonies, a Concerto for Orchestra, a string quartet, instrumental works, concertos, and orchestral song cycles.

During his youth, Lutosławski studied piano and composition in Warsaw.

Further Reading: Lutosławski

 Interview, The Foyle-Štšura Duo on Penderecki and Lutosławski

David talks to the Duo about their new album exploring chamber works by two Polish twentieth-century giants.

 Recording of the Week, Krystian Zimerman and Simon Rattle perform music by Lutosławski

James listens to Krystian Zimerman's new recording of Lutosławski's Piano Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic.

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