Polish Composer & Pianist Karol Szymanowski Born On This Day in 1882 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish composer and pianist Karol Szymanowski was born on this day in 1882

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Karol Szymanowski Birthday

Polish composer and pianist Karol Szymanowski was born on this day in 1882.

Remembered as one of the eminent Polish composers of the 20th Century, his signature works include 4 symphonies, ballets Harnasie and Mandragora, operas Hagith and Krol Roger – and 2 violin concertos.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST STEPHEN WAARTS & THOMAS HOPPE | KAROL SZYMANOWSKI | DRYADS AND PAN | 2015 QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION

 

Szymanowski: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Nocturne & Tarantella |CD|

Ilya Kaler

Antoni Wit

The Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra

Release Date: April 24, 2007

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