Archive for May, 2008

Krzysztof Komeda – Kattorna

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Krzysztof Komeda (April 8, 1931 – April 23, 1969) was a Polish film music composer and jazz pianist. He also wrote the musical scores for Roman Polanski’s films Rosemary’s Baby, Knife in the Water and Cul-de-sac.

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Robert Gawlinski – Sid i Nancy

Monday, May 19th, 2008

The lead singer and guitarist of the Polish pop rock band Wilki, Robert Gawlinski was born on August 31, 1963 in Warsaw. Enjoy the video below.

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Stanisław Sojka Soyka – Tolerancja

Monday, May 12th, 2008

A Polish jazz and pop singer and songwriter, Stanislaw Sojka was born in 1959 in Zory, Poland. He sings with Nick Cave in Polish versions of Into My Arms and The Weeping Song on the album Nick Cave and Friends.

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Piasek – 2 Long

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Piasek is the pseudonym of the Polish singer Andrzej Piaseczny.  His song 2 Long which is the video below, was  the Polish entry in th Eurovision Song Contest 2001 and was performed in English for the first time by Piasek.

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