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Witold Lutoslawski

Witold Lutoslawski, Polish composer.

Background

  • Lutoslawski, Witold was born on January 25, 1913 in Warsaw. Son of Jozef and Maria (Olszewska) Lutoslawski.

  • Education

    • Degree piano State Conservatory Music, Warsaw, 1936. Degree in composition, Warsaw, 1937. Doctor (honorary), Cleveland Institute Music, 1971.

      Doctor (honorary), Northwestern University, 1972. Doctor (honorary), Warsaw University, 1073. Doctor (honorary), Lancaster University, 1975.

      Doctor (honorary), University Glasgow, 1977. Doctor (honorary), Copernicus University, 1980. Doctor, Durham University.

      Doctor, Jagiellonian University, Cracow. Doctor, Baldwin-Wallace College. Doctor, Cambridge University, 1987.

      Doctor, Royal Northern College Manchester, 1987. Doctor, Belfast University, 1987. Honorary Doctor, Chopin Music College, Warsaw, 1988.

      Honorary Doctor, New England conservatory of Music, 1990. Honorary Doctor, University Humaines Science, Strasbourg, 1990. Doctor of Music (honorary), Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1991.

    Career

    • Member program committee member program committee Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956—1974. Tcgr. composition Berkshire Music Center, Tanglewood, Massachusetts, 1962, Dartington, Devon, England, 1963—1964, Swedish Royal Academy Music, 1965, Aarhus, Denmark, 1968.

    Works

    • Composer: Cello Concerto, 1970. Contributor. Composer: first public performance orchestra piece, 1933, Preludes & Fugue for 13 solo strings, 1972, Les espaces du sommeil for baritone & orchestra, 1975, Mi-parti for orch, 1976, Novelette for orchestra, 1979, Double Concerto for oboe, harp & orchestra, 1980, Third Symphony, 1983, Chairn 1 for chamber orchestra, 1983, Partita for violin & piano, 1984, Chain 2, dialogue for violin & orchestra, 1985, Chain 3 for symphony orch, 1986.

      Performer, Europe, American, Asia, Australia, A.

    Membership

    Fellow: Serbian Academy of Sciences, Music London, Royal College Music London, Association Norwigian Composers. Member: Academy Scientiarum et Artium Europea, Academy National de Santa Cecilia (Rome), Academy Royale de Belgique, et des Lettres, des Arts, Academy Europeenne des Science, Academy des Beaux Arts (Paris), Polish Composers' Union (honorary), Association Professional Cokmposers (honorary), International Society Contemporary Music (honorary), Konzert hausgesellschaft Vienna (honorary), Royal Academy Music (London), National Institute Arts & Letters, Bayerische Akademie der Schonen Kunste (Munich), Deutsche Akademie der Kunste zu Berlin, Akademie der Kunste, Freie Akademy der Kunste (Hamburg), Royal Swedish Academy Music, American Academy Arts & Letters (honorary).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Danuta Dygat, September 24, 1946.
    • father: Jozef Lutoslawski
    • mother: Maria (Olszewska) Lutoslawski
    • spouse: Maria Danuta Dygat
    Witold Lutoslawski
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    Born January 25, 1913
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    • 1936
      Warsaw
    • 1937
      Warsaw
    • 1971
      Cleveland Institute Music
    • 1972
      Northwestern University
    • 1073
      Warsaw University
    • 1975
      Lancaster University
    • 1977
      University Glasgow
    • 1980
      Copernicus University
    • 1987
      Cambridge University
    • 1987
      Royal Northern College Manchester
    • 1987
      Belfast University
    • 1988
      Chopin Music College
    • 1990
      New England conservatory of Music
    • 1990
      University Humaines Science
    • 1991
      Duquesne University
    • 1956 - 1974
      Member, program committee member program committee Warsaw Autumn Festival
    • 1962
      tcgr. composition Berkshire Music Center
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1963 - 1964
      tcgr. composition Berkshire Music Center
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1965
      tcgr. composition Berkshire Music Center
    • 1968
      tcgr. composition Berkshire Music Center
      Aarhus, Denmark
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