Classical Stories
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Fri November 12, 2010

Polish Classical Composer Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki Dies At 76

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