Jan Ekier

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Birth Date:
29.08.1913
Death date:
15.08.2014
Extra names:
Jan Ekier
Categories:
Composer, Pedagogue, teacher, Pianist, Professor, Rector
Nationality:
 pole
Cemetery:
Warsaw, Old Powązki Cemetery

Jan Ekier (29 August 1913 – 15 August 2014) was a Polish pianist and composer known for his authoritative edition of Chopin's music for the Polish National Edition.

Ekier was born in Kraków, Poland. He was awarded the International Chopin Piano Competition's 8th prize in 1937. On 17 April 2000, Ekier was awarded the Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta and on 21 October 2010 he received the Order of the White Eagle. He turned 100 in August 2013. His first wife was the Polish actress Danuta Szaflarska. Ekier died in Warsaw, a fortnight short of his 101st birthday.

Source: wikipedia.org

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        Relation nameRelation typeBirth DateDeath dateDescription
        1Danuta SzaflarskaDanuta SzaflarskaWife06.02.191519.02.2017

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