Classical Stories
11:54 am
Fri November 12, 2010

Polish Classical Composer Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki Dies At 76


by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Polish composer Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, famous for his "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs," including one about a woman who was held prisoner by the Gestapo, died on November 12, 2010, following a serious illness. He was 76.

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From NPR Music: Henryk Gorecki, Composer Of "Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs," Dies At Age 76