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Zbigniew Turski

Full name: Zbigniew Turski
Gender: Male
Born: July 21, 1908 in Konstancin-Jeziorna, Mazowieckie, Poland
Died: January 6, 1979 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Polish artist Zbigniew Turski was awarded the gold medal for his Symfonia Olimpijska (Olympic Symphony) at the 1948 London Art Competitions in the category Music, Compositions for Opera. He was a composer and conductor. A graduate of the Warszawa Conservatory, Turski worked from 1939 as musical director of the Warszawa radio. In 1945 he co-founded the Baltic Philharmony. In 1948-49 he lectured composition at the Warszawa Theatre Academy, and in the years 1951-52 taught composition at the Warszawa Chopin Academy of Music. Turski was music director of the Contemporary Theatre in Warszawa from 1957 until shortly before his death. In 1959-60 he was president of the Polish Composers Union. He was especially known for composing theatre music.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 40 London Art Competitions Mixed Music, Compositions For Orchestra Poland POL 1 Gold

Mixed Music, Compositions For Orchestra

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 40 London Art Competitions Poland Final Standings 1 Symfonia Olimpijska
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