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Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof PendereckiBorn: 23-Nov-1933
Birthplace: Debica, Poland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Poland
Executive summary: Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima

Avant-garde composer and leading conductor.

Father: Tadeusz Penderecki
Mother: Zofia
Wife: Ezbieta Solecka (m. 1965, one son, one daughter)

    High School: Krakow High School of Music
    University: University of Krakow
    University: Krakow Academy for Music

    Wolf Prize in Arts 1987 (with Isaac Stern)
    Grammy Best Contemporary Composition (1987)
    Grammy Best Classical Contemporary Composition (1998)
    Grammy Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra) (with Anne-Sophie Mutter) (1998)

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