Henryk Czyz


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(b Grudziadz, Poland, 1923; d Warsaw, 2003).

Polish conductor and composer. Cond. début 1948, Polish Nat. Radio Orch. Cond. f.p. of Penderecki's St Luke Passion (Munster, 1966) and The Devils of Loudun (Hamburg 1969). Cond. Poznań Opera 1952–3, Polish Radio and tv SO, Katowice, 1953–6, Łódź PO 1957–60, Krakow PO 1964–8, Düsseldorf SO 1971–4, Łódź PO 1972–80. Prof., Warsaw Acad. of Mus. from 1980. Amer. début, Minnesota Orch., 1973. Comp. syms., opera, and film mus.

Subjects: Music.

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