Patron of the Musical Society: Henryk Wieniawski

Born 10 July 1835 in Lublin, died 31 March 1880 in Moscow, buried 7 April in Warsaw. Polish violin player and composer. Son of a surgeon – a man of vast interests in the humanities – and a pianist, daughter of a Warsaw physician and sister of an outstanding pianist, Edward Wolff.


Wieniawski's Vibes - a series of film lectures

On July 10 2020, on the 185th anniversary of Henryk Wieniawski's birth, we began a series of film lectures on this greatest Polish violinist in history. A feature film has not been made about his life yet. It's a pity! For he was the king of the violin and the (...)
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Henryk Wieniawski Superstar - follow the footsteps of the master of violin

Stay home and take part in a virtual (!) journey following the footsteps of the most outstanding Polish violinist in history who had performed extensively throughout his life. Twice a week we will present our selection of the most interesting cities he had (...)
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'Le Supreme Adieu' for 100th Anniversary of the Titanic's Disaster

A poster of a drawing entitled "Le Supreme Adieu" from an illustrated magazine by the French artist Rene Achille Rousseau-Decelle, which is held in the archives of the Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society in Poznan, depicts a young woman dressed in black throwing (...)
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From old recordings...

One of the exhibits in the collection of Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society is an Edison celluloid phonograph cylinder donated by Ewa and Jeremiusz Glensk. It contains a recording of Henryk Wieniawski’s “Legende” Op. 17 made in the early years of the 20th century (...)
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New Henryk Wieniawski photo in our collection!

On 27th of November 2010 XXXI Book and Graphic Art Auction, organised by Auction House 'Lamus', was held in Warsaw. Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society managed to buy an original photography of Henryk Wieniawski which was taken in the sixties of the nineteenth century.
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The greatest collection of first editions

As we already reported, Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society in Poznań has enriched its library with several first editions of Henryk Wieniawski’s works (...)
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