ON THIS DAY | Composer and Pianist Karol Szymanowski Died in 1937

He is remembered as one of the eminent Polish composers of the 20th Century

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Polish composer and pianist Karol Szymanowski died on this day in 1937, aged 66.

His signature works include 4 symphonies, ballets Harnasie and Mandragora, operas Hagith and Krol Roger — plus two violin concertos.

 

WANDA WILKOMIRSKA | SZYMANOWSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | NIKLAUS WYSS & SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1983