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Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Penderecki was born on November 23, 1933 in Debica, Podkarpackie, Poland. He is a composer, known for The Shining (1980), Children of Men (2006) and Shutter Island (2010). He is married to Elzbieta Solecka. They have one child. See full bio »
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The Shining
The Shining Soundtrack
Children of Men
Children of Men Soundtrack
Shutter Island
Shutter Island Soundtrack
The Exorcist
The Exorcist Soundtrack


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 2015 Demon
 2010 Maska (Short)
 2009 Inwentorium sladów (Video documentary short)
 2008 Sisifo (Short)
 2008 Fear Me Not
 2007 Katyn
 2005 Vernost (Short)
 1995 Penderecki's Quartet for Clarinet and Strings (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Vremena goda (TV Movie)
 1991 Tishina
 1974 Dream (Short)
 1971 Unterwegs nach Kathmandu (TV Movie)
 1971 Verish, ne verish (TV Movie)
 1970/II Prologue (Short)
 1969 Die Teufel von Loudun (TV Movie)
 1966 Szyfry
 1966 Ikar (Short)
 1965 Spotkania z Warszawa (Documentary)
 1965 Interpretacje (Documentary short)
 1965 Slodkie rytmy (Short)
 1962 Bezludna planeta (Short)
 1961 General i mucha (Short)
 1961 Wycieczka w kosmos (Short)
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