[ Polish pah-de-ref-ski; English pad-uh-ref-skee, -rev- ]
/ Polish ˌpɑ dɛˈrɛf skɪ; English ˌpæd əˈrɛf ski, -ˈrɛv- /
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I·gnace [French ee-nyas] /French iˈnyas/ or Ig·na·cy Jan [Polish ig-nah-tsi yahn], /Polish ɪgˈnɑ tsɪ ˌyɑn/, 1860–1941, Polish pianist, composer, patriot, and statesman.
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How to use Paderewski in a sentence
Paderewski is known as composer and pianist, only rarely does he find time to give instruction on his instrument.
One of the most consummate masters of the piano at the present time is Ignace Jan Paderewski.
Paderewski endeavors uniformly to render a piece in the manner and spirit in which he has conceived it.
At the beginning of the season, when she was not singing often, she had gone one afternoon to hear Paderewski's recital.Song of the Lark|Willa Cather
In later years the same impulse has come when listening to Paderewski, Hofmann and others.
British Dictionary definitions for Paderewski
/ (Polish padɛˈrɛfski) /
Ignace Jan (iɲas jan). 1860–1941, Polish pianist, composer, and statesman; prime minister (1919)
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