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Henryk Mikolaj Górecki (1933–2010)

Henryk Mikolaj Górecki was born on December 6, 1933 in Czernica, Slaskie, Poland. He was married to Jadwiga Górecki. He died on November 12, 2010 in Katowice, Slaskie. See full bio »

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 2015 A Dionysia (writer: "String Quartet No. 3, op. 67: Largo, Cantabile" - as Henryk Górecki)
 2015 Knight of Cups (writer: "Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 / Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" - as Henryk Gorecki)
 2013 The Great Beauty (writer: "Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 'Of Sorrowful Song': III. Lento - Cantabile Semplice")
 2012 To the Wonder (writer: "Symphony No. 3, Op. 36, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs' - III. Lento. Cantabile Semplice", "Symphony No. 3, Op. 36, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs' - I. Lento. Sostenuto Tranquillo Ma Cantabile" - as Henryk Gorecki)
 2011 The Tree of Life (writer: "Symphony No. 3, Op. 36" - as Henryk Górecki)
 2011 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Day We Died (2011) ... (writer: "Symphony No.3 - 2. Lento e Largo. Tranquillissimo" - uncredited)
 2009 Mr. Nobody (writer: "Three Pieces in Old Style for String Orchestra")
 2009 Altiplano (writer: "Symphony No. 3, Op. 36, part II. Lento e largo - Tranquillissimo")
 2009 Mammoth (writer: "Beatus vir, Op. 38" - as Gorecki)
 2008 As God Commands (writer: "Symphony N. 3 - Terzo Movimento" - as Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki)
 2008 The Counterpart (Short) (writer: "Good Night: I. Lento (adagio) - tranquillo")
 2002 Ripley's Game (writer: "Symphony No.3 Opus 36" - as Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki)
 2002 For One More Hour with You (Documentary) (writer: "Symphony No. 3")
 2001 Wit (TV Movie) (writer: "2nd Movement" from Gorecki's Symphony No. 3 - as Henryk Gorecki)
 1999 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 46 Long (1999) ... (writer: "Symphony No. 3 (Opus 36), Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" - as Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki)
 1998 A los que aman (writer: "Symphony No. 3 for Soprano and Orchestra Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" - as Henryk Gorecki)
 1996 Basquiat (writer: "Symphony No. 3, Opus 36" (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) - as Henryk Górecki)
 1993 Fearless (writer: "LENTO SOSTENUTO TRANQUILLO MA CANTABILE")
 1985 Police (as Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, "Symphonie n°3")
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Other Works:

Musician and composer for "Scontri" (Collisions). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Henryk Gorecki | Henryk GoreckiSt | Henryk Górecki
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On audience: I think about my audience but I am not writing for them. If I were thinking of my audience and one likes this, one likes that, one likes another thing. I would never know what to write. Let every listener choose that which interests them. I have nothing against one person like Mozart or Shostakovich or Leonard Bernstein, but doesn't like Gorecki. That's fine with me. I too like ... See more »

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He was awarded the Order of the White Eagle (Poland's highest honor) by Bronislaw Komorowski, President of Poland, in October 2010. See more »

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The Great Górecki

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Sagittarius

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