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composer , pianist

Ignace Jan Paderewski, Polish pianist, composer. member Peace Conf; Member American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Background

Paderewski, Ignace Jan was born on November 6, 1860 in Province of Podolia, Russian Poland.

Education

Studied at Conservatory of Warsaw under Jonatha and Rogueski, later studied composition under Friedrich Kiel, at Berlin and piano under Theodore Leschetizky, at Vienna.

Career

Made 11 tours in the United States, and played in leading cities of Europe, N. and S. America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Officer Legion of Honor (French), 1909, and Grand Cross, same order, 1922. Composer: (opera) Manru, prod.

Works

Membership

Member Peace Conf; Member American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Baroness de Rosen, 1899 (died 1934).

spouse:
Baroness de Rosen