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Kazimierz Kord

Kazimierz Kord, Polish conductor. Recipient Critics award Museum Biennale, 1971, Polish Musicians' Association, 1972; named Star of Year Critics and the Public in Munich.

Background

  • Kord, Kazimierz was born on November 18, 1930 in Pogorze Cieszyn, Poland. Son of Wojciech and Antonina (Krawczyk) Kord.

  • Education

    • Piano with Vladimir Nilsen, Conservatoire, Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1955. Conducting with Artur Malawski, State Academy of Music, Cracow, Poland, 1960.

    Career

    • Director, artistic director City Museum Theatre, Cracow, 1962-1969, Warsaw (Poland) Philharmonic, 1977. Artistic director Polish Radio and television Symphony Orchestra, Katowice, Poland, 1969-1973. Director, conductor Sudwestfunk Radio Symphony Orchestra, Baden-Baden, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1980.

      Recorded a number of LP's for Decca with New Philharmonia and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestras.

    Personality

    Interests

    Astronomy, skiing.

    Connections

    • father: Wojciech Kord
    • mother: Antonina (Krawczyk) Kord
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    Born November 18, 1930
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    • 1955
      Conservatoire
    • 1960
      State Academy of Music
    • 1962 - 1969
      Director, ic director City Museum Theatre
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1962 - 1969
      artist, ic director City Museum Theatre
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1969 - 1973
      artist, ic director Polish Radio and television Symphony Orchestra
      Katowice, Slaskie, Poland
    • 1977
      Director, ic director City Museum Theatre
    • 1977
      artist, ic director City Museum Theatre
    • 1980
      director
      Baden-baden, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany