Piotr Perkowski

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Piotr Perkowski (born March 4, 1901 in Oweczacze , today Druschne, Vinnitsa Oblast , Ukraine ; † August 12, 1990 in Otwock ) was a Polish composer.


Perkowski studied at the Warsaw Music Academy with Karol Szymanowski and in Paris with Albert Roussel . He headed the Society of Friends of Symphonic Music until 1933 and then worked at the Toruń Conservatory . After 1945 he was a composition teacher in Warsaw and Wrocław . His students included Piotr Moss and Jerzy Maksymiuk .

Perkowski composed a radio opera ( Girlandy , 1961) and five ballets , sketches from Toruń for orchestra, a dramatic symphony and Scottish impressions , as well as songs and a song cycle, a cantata and two violin concertos.


  • Alfred Baumgartner: Propylaea World of Music - The Composers - A lexicon in five volumes . tape 4 . Propylaen Verlag, Berlin 1989, ISBN 3-549-07830-7 , pp. 300 .

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