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Krzysztof Penderecki

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Birthplace Dębica
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Birth date 23 November 1933
Ethnicities Armenian, Polish

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki (/ˈkʃɪʃtɒf ˌpɛndəˈrɛtski/; Polish: [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf ɛuˈɡɛɲuʂ pɛndɛˈrɛt͡skʲi]; born 23 November 1933) is a Polish composer and conductor. The Guardian has called him Poland's greatest living composer.[1] Among his best known works are his Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, Symphony No. 3, St. Luke Passion, Polish Requiem, Anaklasis, Utrenja, four operas, eight symphonies and other orchestral pieces, a variety of instrumental concertos, choral settings of mainly religious texts, as well as chamber and instrumental works.

Penderecki was born in Dębica, to Tadeusz Penderecki, a lawyer, and Zofia (née Wittgenstein). Penderecki's grandfather, Robert Berger, was a highly talented painter and director of the local bank at the time of Penderecki's birth; Robert's father Johann moved to Dębica from Breslau (now Wrocław) in the mid-19th century.[3] His grandmother was an Armenian[4] from Isfahan, Iran. Penderecki used to go to the Armenian Church in Kraków with her.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krzysztof_Penderecki