STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,728 this week

Wladyslaw Szpilman (1911–2000)


Wladyslaw Szpilman was born in 1911 in Sosnowiec. On leaving school, he went to Warsaw to study music (piano) in the Chopin School of Music, under Professor Jozef Smidowicz, and later, under Professor Aleksander Michalowski (both scholars of Franz List). In 1931 he went to Berlin to the Academy of Music studying under Professor Leonid Kreutzer and ... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 images
created 24 Jun 2011
 
a list of 159 people
created 12 Jun 2015
 
a list of 39 people
created 06 Jul 2017
 
a list of 190 people
created 18 Sep 2016
 
a list of 167 people
created 11 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Wladyslaw Szpilman's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Pianist Music Department
(2002)
Doktór Murek Composer
(1939)
Pilkarski poker Music Department
(1989)
Wrzos Composer
(1938)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Composer (6 credits)
 1984 Deszcz (TV Movie) (composer)
 1951 Peace Will Win (Documentary)
 1939 Doktór Murek
 1938 Wrzos
 1934 Swit, dzien i noc Palestyny (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Music department (3 credits)
 2002 The Pianist (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1999 Teatr telewizji (TV Series) (song music - 1 episode)
- Niech no tylko zakwitna jablonie (1999) ... (song music)
 1989 Pilkarski poker (composer: song "Dwaj przyjaciele z boiska")
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 2002 The Pianist (book)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 1966 Masterworks (TV Series)
Himself - Pianist
- Schumann's Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Op. 44 (1966) ... Himself - Pianist
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2003 A Story of Survival: Behind the Scenes of 'The Pianist' (Video documentary short)
Himself
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 2003 Teatr telewizji (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Dogrywka (2003) ... (music: "Trzej przyjaciele z boiska")
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Wladyslaw Spielman | Wladislaus Spielmann

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Is portrayed by Adrien Brody in The Pianist (2002). The movie was directed by Roman Polanski, who, like Szpilman, survived the Nazi occupation of Poland.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed