Polish composer Henryk Mikolaj Górecki was born in 1933 in Silesia. The land's shared cultures included Czech, German, and Polish and the music he absorbed was similarly diverse. Thus, his compositions start from a variety of perspectives and go in a vast array of directions. His music can seem very old or extremely new.
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Gérecki, Henryk (1933 - Living), Poland
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki
List of films and television programs using his music from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Polish Music Center of USC introductory biography, quotes from the composer, honors and awards, works and opus numbers, publishers, and discography.
Henryk Mikolaj Górecki (1933-)
Miscellaneous vocal works listed at the Lied and Art Song Text Pages at REC Music.
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