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Czeslaw Niemen Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Stare Wasiliszki, Nowogródzkie, Poland [now Staryya Vasilishki, Belarus]
Died in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland  (metastasized intestinal cancer)
Birth NameCzeslaw Juliusz Wydrzycki

Mini Bio (1)

Czeslaw Niemen was born on February 16, 1939 in Stare Wasiliszki, Nowogródzkie, Poland as Czeslaw Juliusz Wydrzycki. He was married to Malgorzata Niemen. He died on January 17, 2004 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

Spouse (1)

Malgorzata Niemen (1975 - 17 January 2004) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (2)

Legendary actress and singer Marlene Dietrich was so astonished by Niemen's performance while visiting Warsaw in 1964 that she asked him for permission to sing his song "Czy mnie jeszcze pamietasz" ("Do You Still Remember Me"). It was later re-titled as "Mutter, hast du mir vergeben".
His song "Pielgrzym" ("The Pilgrim") was re-mixed and used in "The Test" by Chemical Brothers. [2002]

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