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Józef Damse

Józef Damse

*26 I 1789 Sokołów k. Stryja, †15 XII 1852 Rudno k. Warszawy

Józef Damse - Polish composer and singer. From 1813 he worked as an actor and singer on the province, and then in the National Theatre in Warsaw. From 1820 he cooperated with Karol Kurpiński, run stage plays and at the same time acted in those plays (frequently with his daughter Teresa). Damse together with Kurpiński is the author of several dances in the ballet Wesele w Ojcowie (1823). He composed marches, many orchestral dances, comedy-operas (ex. Klarynecik magnetyczny (1820), Kontrabandzista (1844)), solo songs (ex. Mazur Serce młodzi niech przewodzi), chamber and piano pieces.


 

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