Stanisław Skrowaczewski

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Stanisław Skrowaczewski in Tokyo (October 2011)

Stanisław Paweł Stefan Jan Sebastian Skrowaczewski (Polish: [staˌɲiswaf skrɔvaˈt͡ʂɛfskʲi]; October 3, 1923 – February 21, 2017)[1] was a Polish-American classical conductor and composer.

Skrowaczewski was born in Lwów (then in Poland, now in Ukraine). Between 1983 and 1992 he was principal conductor of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester. Between 1995 and 1997, Skrowaczewski served as artistic advisor to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He received the Commander Order of the White Eagle.

Skrowaczewski died in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 21, 2017, aged 93.[2]

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  1. "Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Conductor Who Fled Poland, Dies at 93 - The …". archive.is. 2017-02-27. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  2. Jenna Ross (February 21, 2017). "Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Minnesota musical giant, dead at 93". Star Tribune. Retrieved February 21, 2017.

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