Alfred Wiłkomirski

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Alfred Wiłkomirski (born January 20, 1873 in Azov , † July 30, 1950 in Łódź ) was a Polish violinist, violist and music teacher.

The son of the military doctor Józef Wiłkomirski graduated from high school in Tbilisi and then studied at the Music Academy of the Moscow Philharmonic Society. He worked as a lecturer at the People's Conservatory ( Народная консерватория ) in Moscow and headed the music school in Batumi from 1917 to 1929. After Poland gained independence in 1919, he moved to Warsaw with his wife and children Maria , Kazimierz and Michał . His children Wanda and Józef were born there. All became known as musicians and music educators.

In 1920 he got a job as a violin teacher at the music school of the music society in Kalisz. After a few months he became director of the school and choir director of the music society and became the organizer of musical life in the city and region. The music school honored him with a plaque in 1966 and the music society was named after him in 1975. From 1929 Wiłkomirski lived in Łódź and taught music theory and violin at the conservatory and music academy in the city, at the teachers' college, the Free University and the music school in Pabianice.