Polish Composer and Pianist Karol Szymanowski Died On This Day in 1937 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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

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

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.

 

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

 

 

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