Famous Composers from Poland

List of notable or famous composers from Poland, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Poland and even some popular composers who immigrated to Poland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Polish composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Poland is included when available.

Examples of people on this list: Frédéric Chopin, Mieczysław Karłowicz and many more. Featuring piano composers, classical composers, and more, this list has it all. 

This historic composers from Poland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Polish composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Poland?" These prominent composers of Poland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Polish composers.

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    • Birthplace: Gdynia, Poland
    Adam "Nergal" Darski (born Adam Michał Darski; 10 June 1977) is a Polish musician and television personality, best known for being the frontman for the blackened death metal band Behemoth.
    • Birthplace: Bydgoszcz, Poland
    Adrian Konarski is a pianist and a film score composer.
  • Allan Gray
    Dec. at 71 (1902-1973)
    • Birthplace: Tarnów, Poland
    Józef Żmigrod (February 23, 1902 – September 10, 1973), better known by his stage name, Allan Gray, was a Polish composer, best known for his film scores.
  • Andrzej Markowski

    Andrzej Markowski

    Dec. at 62 (1924-1986)
    • Birthplace: Lublin, Second Polish Republic
    Andrzej Markowski was a Polish composer and conductor. He was the director of the Wroclaw Philharmonic from 1965 to 1968 and founded the festival Wratislavia Cantans.
  • Andrzej Panufnik
    Dec. at 77 (1914-1991)
    • Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
    Sir Andrzej Panufnik (24 September 1914 – 27 October 1991) was a Polish composer and conductor. He became established as one of the leading Polish composers, and as a conductor he was instrumental in ...more
  • Bronisław Kaper
    Dec. at 81 (1902-1983)
    • Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
    Bronisław Kaper (Polish pronunciation: [brɔˈɲiswaf ˈkapɛr]; February 5, 1902 – April 26, 1983) was a Polish film composer who scored films and musical theater in Germany, France, and the USA. The ...more