List of Polish composers

This is a list of notable and representative Polish composers.

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Middle Ages

* Wincenty z Kielczy (before 1200-ca. 1261)
* Mikołaj z Ostroroga (15th Century)
* Mikołaj z Radomia (15th Century)
* Piotr z Grudziądza (ca. 1400-ca. 1480)

Renaissance

* Jerzy Liban z Legnicy (1464-after 1546)
* Mikołaj z Chrzanowa (1485-1555)
* Sebastian z Felsztyna (ca. 1490-after 1543)
* Mikołaj z Krakowa (1st half of the 16th Century)
* Wacław z Szamotuł (ca. 1526-1560)
* Mikołaj Gomółka (1535-1591)
* Cyprian Bazylik (ca.1535-ca. 1600)
* Jan z Lublina (ca. 1537–1540)
* Marcin Leopolita (ca. 1540-1589)
* Jakub Reys-Polak (1540-1605)
* Krzysztof Klabon (ca. 1550-after 1616)
* Tomasz Szadek (ca. 1550-after 1611)
* Wojciech Długoraj (1557-1619)

Baroque

* Mikołaj Zieleński (1st half of the 17th Century)
* Adam Jarzębski (ca. 1590-1649)
* Marcin Mielczewski (d. 1651)
* Bartłomiej Pękiel (d. 1670)
* Jacek Różycki (1625/35-1703/04)
* Damian Stachowicz (1658-1699)
* Stanisław Sylwester Szarzyński (prob. 2nd half of the 17th Century)
* Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (1665/67-1734)

18th and 19th Century

* Michał Kleofas Ogiński (1765-1833)
* Józef Ksawery Elsner (1769-1854)
* Franciszek Lessel (1780-1838)
* Karol Kurpiński (1785-1857)
* Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831)
* Ignacy Feliks Dobrzyński (1807-1867)
* Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
* Stanislaw Moniuszko (1819-1872)
* Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)
* Władysław Żeleński (1837-1921)
* Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909)
* Maurucy Moszkowski (1854-1925)
* Juliusz Zarębski (1854-1885)

20th Century and Contemporary

* Konstanty Gorski (1859 – 1924)
* Zygmunt Denis Antoni Jordan de Stojowski (1870 – 1946)
* Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1864-1941)
* Emil Młynarski (1870–1935)
* Mieczysław Karłowicz (1876-1909)
* Feliks Nowowiejski (1877-1946)
* Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)
* Ludomir Różycki (1884-1953)
* Józef Koffler (1896-1944)
* Aleksander Tansman (1897-1986)
* Szymon Laks (1901-1983)
* Bronisław Kaper (1902-1983)
* Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
* Roman Maciejewski (1910-1998)
* Stefan Kisielewski (1911-1991)
* Władysław Szpilman (1911-2000)
* Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994)
* Witold Rudziński (1913-2004)
* Andrzej Panufnik (1914-1991)
* Michał Spisak (1914-1965)
* Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
* Kazimierz Serocki (1922-1981)
* Tadeusz Baird (1928-1981)
* Bogusław Schaeffer (b. 1929)
* Krzysztof Komeda (1931-1969)
* Wojciech Kilar (b. 1932)

* Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (b. 1933)
* Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933)
* Andrzej Czajkowski (1935-1982)
* Czesław Niemen (1939-2004)
* Marek Stachowski (1936-2004)
* Marian Sawa (1937-2005)
* Zygmunt Konieczny (b. 1937)
* Krzysztof Meyer (b. 1943)
* Marta Ptaszyńska (b. 1943)
* Elżbieta Sikora (b. 1943)
* Marek Grechuta (1945-2006)
* Jan A. P. Kaczmarek (b. 1953)
* Paweł Szymański (b. 1954)
* Zbigniew Preisner (b. 1955)
* Cezary Ostrowski (b. 1962)
* Paweł Łukaszewski (b. 1963)
* Grzegorz Turnau (b. 1967)
* Piotr Rubik (b. 1968)
* Paweł Mykietyn (b. 1971)
* Sebastian Krajewski (b. 1975)
* Adam Falkiewicz (1980 - 2007)
* Szczesny Jabłoński (b. 1987)

See also

* List of Poles
* Music of Poland

External links

* [http://www.gresham.ac.uk/event.asp?PageId=39&EventId=396 Professor Adrian Thomas: Before Chopin (lecture)]
* [http://www.usc.edu/dept/polish_music/essays/briehist.html The Briefest History of Polish Music by Maria] Anna Harley (Maja Trochimczyk)


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