Krzysztof Penderecki

1933 - 2020

Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki (Polish: [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf pɛndɛˈrɛt͡skʲi]; 23 November 1933 – 29 March 2020) was a Polish composer and conductor. Among his best known works are Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, Symphony No. 3, his St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krzysztof Penderecki has received more than 586,846 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 127th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Krzysztof Penderecki ranks 127 out of 1,008Before him are Johannes Ockeghem, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Max Bruch, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Domenico Cimarosa, and Carl Nielsen. After him are Kurt Weill, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Michel Legrand, Emmerich Kálmán, Pierre Boulez, and Gregorio Allegri.

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Among people born in 1933, Krzysztof Penderecki ranks 22Before him are Jalal Talabani, Francisco Gento, Tinto Brass, Arno Allan Penzias, Amartya Sen, and Corazon Aquino. After him are Elinor Ostrom, Susan Sontag, Costa-Gavras, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Oliver Sacks, and Paul Biya. Among people deceased in 2020, Krzysztof Penderecki ranks 4Before him are Hosni Mubarak, Kirk Douglas, and Max von Sydow. After him are Albert Uderzo, Katherine Johnson, Little Richard, Mary Higgins Clark, Philip Warren Anderson, Stirling Moss, Kenny Rogers, and Clive Cussler.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Krzysztof Penderecki ranks 86 out of 930Before him are Casimir III the Great (1310), Christian Wolff (1679), Donald Tusk (1957), Saint Casimir (1458), Gerhard Domagk (1895), and Anton Denikin (1872). After him are Pola Negri (1897), Carl Menger (1840), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Hanna Reitsch (1912), Kurt Student (1890), and Emil von Behring (1854).