Witold Lutoslawski

Sibelius prize winner 1973

Witold Lutoslawski

Born 25 January 1913 in Warsaw, Poland
Died 7 February 1994 in Warsaw, Poland

Studied at the Warsaw Conservatory

Worked as a pianist and since 1952 as conductor of his own works, taught and lectured on composition in the USA, the Nordic Countries and the Federal Republic of Germany

Member and Vice president of the ISCM 1959–1965, Honorary Member 1971

Member:

Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm 1962

Honorary Doctorate:

Cleveland Institute of Music 1971,
Universities of Chicago and Warsaw 1973

Works

  • four symphonies
  • other orchestral works
  • cello concerto
  • concerto for oboe, harp and chamber orchestra
  • piano concerto, vocal works
  • chamber and piano music

First prize UNESCO Competition in Paris 1959, 1964, 1968
Prize of the Union of Polish Composers 1959, 1973
Prize of the Polish Minister of Culture and Art, first class 1962
First prize Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde of Vienna 1963
First prize International Music Committee 1963
National Prize, first class 1964
International Koussevitzky Prize 1964
Herder Prize 1967
Sonning Prize 1967
Ravel Prize 1971

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