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Stanislaw Moniuszko

Although this composer by no means achieved quite the fame overseas that he enjoyed in his native Poland, Stanislaw Moniuszko is scarcely unknown somewhere else in the world. His opera Halka became a nationwide treasure in the composer’s indigenous country and is well known today by many globe listeners through …

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Anna Held

b. Helene Anna Held, 18 March 1872, Warsaw, Poland, d. 12 August 1918, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Powered from Poland by anti-Semitic pogroms, the Helds had taken refuge in Paris in 1881 and pursuing her dad’s loss of life she and her mom transferred to London in 1884. She do …

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