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Penderecki

[ pen-duh-ret-skee; Polish pen-de-rets-kee ]
/ ˌpɛn dəˈrɛt ski; Polish ˌpɛn dɛˈrɛts ki /
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noun
Krzysz·tof [kshish-tawf], /ˈkʃɪʃ tɔf/, 1933–2020, Polish composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for Penderecki

Penderecki
/ (Polish pɛndɛˈrɛtski) /

noun
Krzystof (ˈkʃiʃtɔf). born 1933, Polish composer, noted for his highly individual orchestration. His works include Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima for strings (1960), Stabat Mater (1962), Polish Requiem (1983–84), and the opera Ubu Rex (1991)
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