Cracow 23.05.1970. Krzysztof Penderecki in his home in Debica. Born in 1933, he was a world famous composer and conductor. He studied at the Music Academy in Cracow, and worked as a professor and principal at the same institution. He was director of the Cracow Philharmonia from 1987-1990, from 1993 he was the artistic director of the Casal festival in San Juan in Puerto Rico. From 1997, he was the musical director of the Warsaw Philharmonia and received the following awards: National award, (1968, 1983), Polish Composers Union (1970), Grammy Award (1988, 1999, 2001), International Music Counci

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Cracow 23.05.1970. Krzysztof Penderecki in his home in Debica. Born in 1933, he was a world famous composer and conductor. He studied at the Music Academy in Cracow, and worked as a professor and principal at the same institution. He was director of the Cracow Philharmonia from 1987-1990, from 1993 he was the artistic director of the Casal festival in San Juan in Puerto Rico. From 1997, he was the musical director of the Warsaw Philharmonia and received the following awards: National award, (1968, 1983), Polish Composers Union (1970), Grammy Award (1988, 1999, 2001), International Music Counci
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Cracow 23.05.1970. Krzysztof Penderecki in his home in Debica. Born in 1933, he was a world famous composer and conductor. He studied at the Music Academy in Cracow, and worked as a professor and principal at the same institution. He was director of the Cracow Philharmonia from 1987-1990, from 1993 he was the artistic director of the Casal festival in San Juan in Puerto Rico. From 1997, he was the musical director of the Warsaw Philharmonia and received the following awards: National award, (1968, 1983), Polish Composers Union (1970), Grammy Award (1988, 1999, 2001), International Music Council UNESCO (1993), Honorary degree and honorary member of many World famous music academies, dendrologist. Fot. Wojciech Plewinski / FORUM