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Mieczyslaw (Moisei) Samuilovich Weinberg (Composer)

Born: 8th December 1919, Warsaw, Poland

Died: 26th February 1996, Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Polish

Mieczysław Weinberg was a Polish-born Soviet composer. Ever since a revival concert series in the 2010 Bregenz Festival in Austria, his music has been increasingly described as "some of the most individual and compelling music of the twentieth century". Weinberg's output was extensive, encompassing 26 symphonies, 17 string quartets, nearly 30 sonatas for various instruments, 7 operas, and numerous film scores.

Further Reading: Weinberg

 Recording of the Week, Chamber music by Mieczysław Weinberg

Gidon Kremer and friends perform three pieces of chamber music by the Polish-born Soviet composer, including an outstanding account of the Piano Trio.

 Recording of the Week, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts symphonies by Mieczysław Weinberg

For her first recording with Deutsche Grammophon, the Lithuanian conductor offers haunting accounts of two symphonies by the Polish-born Soviet composer, Mieczysław Weinberg.

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