Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Bacewicz, Grazyna

Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969), Polish composer and violinist, she is only the second Polish female composer to have achieved national and international recognition. She studied violin and piano at Warsaw Conservatory, continued study composition in Paris with Nadia Boulanger, later taught at the State Conservatory of Music at Lodz. During the 1930's she was the principle violinist of the Polish Radio orchestra. Her compositions are mainly chamber music.

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