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  • 23 November 2017

    Consulate of Poland in Montreal hosted a concert commemorating the 200th anniversary of Tadeusz Kosciuszko's death.

    The works for violin (N. Mończak), piano (S. Massicotte) and trumpet (R. Stoelzel) of Polish composers (H. Wieniawski, K. Szymanowski, I. Paderewski, F. Chopin), as well as American ones and even the works of Tadeusz Kosciuszko himself were performed during the concert. The works were accompanied by presentation on the biography of Tadeusz Kościuszko and fragments of his writings, presented by L. Komorowska (detailed information in the program).

     

    The concert attracted over 80 guests – representatives of Polish society and classical music lovers from Montreal. The concert was organized by the Liliana Komorowska Foundation for the Arts and the Chopin Music Society of Montreal.

     

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    Tadeusz Kosciuszko (born 4 February 1746 in Mereczowszczyzna, died 15 October 1817 in Solorz) – a military engineer, fortifications’ builder, Polish and American general, participant of the United States War of Independence (1775-1783), Supreme Commander of the Polish Armed Forces during the Kosciuszko’s insurrection (24 March 1794 – 16 November 1794).

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