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Czyż, Henryk (<i>born</i> 1923), conductor, composer

Adrian Thomas

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Grudziądz, 16 June 1923). Polish conductor and composer. He took up his first conducting post (1948, with the Bydgoszcz PO) while still studying philosophy at Toruń University. He subsequently went to the Poznań Conservatory to study conducting with Bierdiajew and composition with Szeligowski. He was conductor and artistic director of the Łódź PO (from 1957), the Warsaw Opera (from 1960), where he conducted the Polish stage première of The Rite

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