Friday, January 3, 2014

Gorecki, Henryk Mikotaj

Henryk Mikotaj Gorecki (1933- ), Polish composer of contemporary classical music, studied at the State Higher School of Music in Katowice, 1955-60, in 1968, he joined the faculty and then rose to the provost. Apart from two brief periods studying in Paris and a short time living in Berlin, he has spent most of his life in southern Poland. He has remained primarily a religious composer.

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