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Stefan Jarociński

Stefan Jarociński

*16 VIII 1912 Wielątki, †8 V 1980 Warszawa

Polish musicologist. He studied the law at the Warsaw University and Philosophy and sociology at the Paris University. He listened to the lectures about the music at the Universities in Warsaw and Paris. Since 1950 he worked in the Institute of Arts in the Department of Music run by prof. Chomiński.

In 1964 he finished his PhD dissertation and since 1968 was the director of the Department of History and Theory of Music at the Institute of Arts in the Polish Academy of Science.

He published many articles, reviews, essays in music periodics. He took part in scientific conferences in Paris, Bologne, Rome, Vilnius, Bratyslava.

In 1996 he was honoured with the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.

He is the author of Debussy's biography and the book entitled: The anthology of the Polish music criticism of XIXth and XXth century.


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