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

List people range from Krzysztof Komeda to Wojciech Kilar.

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

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Abel Korzeniowski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Abel Korzeniowski age 45 Abel Korzeniowski is a Polish composer of film and theatre scores.

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Adam Guzinski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Adam Guzinski age 47 Adam Guziński is a Polish film director and screenwriter. His film Chłopiec na galopującym koniu was screened out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

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Adrian Konarski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Adrian Konarski age 43 Adrian Konarski is a pianist and a film score composer.

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Allan Gray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Allan Gray Died at 71 (1902-1973) Józef Żmigrod, better known by his stage name, Allan Gray, was a Polish composer, best known for his film scores.

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Antoni Lazarkiewicz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Antoni Lazarkiewicz age 38 Antoni Lazarkiewicz is a film score composer and actor.

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Artur Malawski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Artur Malawski Died at 53 (1904-1957) Artur Malawski is a composer.

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Bartlomiej Gliniak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Bartlomiej Gliniak age 45 Bartlomiej Gliniak is a film score composer.

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Bronisław Kaper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Bronisław Kaper Died at 81 (1902-1983) Bronisław Kaper was a Polish film composer who scored films and musical theater in Germany, France, and the USA. The American immigration authorities misspelled his name as Bronislau Kaper. He ...more

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Cezary Skubiszewski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Cezary Skubiszewski age 69 Cezary Skubiszewski, is a Polish Australian composer for film, television and orchestra. He studied the piano from the age of six. He migrated from Poland to Australia in 1973, when he was 25. ...more

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Frank Lewin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Frank Lewin Died at 83 (1925-2008) Frank Lewin was an American composer and teacher.

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George Rosner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
George Rosner Died at 93 (1909-2002) George Rosner is a film score composer.

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Henry Vars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Henry Vars Died at 75 (1902-1977) Henryk Wars was a Polish and later an American naturalized citizen pop music composer. He composed scores for 50 films during the interwar period in Poland and 60 more in the United States. He ...more

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Herbert Sandberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Herbert Sandberg Died at 64 (1902-1966) Herbert Ludwig Sandberg was a Swedish conductor, librettist, and composer of German Polish descent.

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Jacek Grudzien is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Jacek Grudzien age 56 Jacek Grudzien is a film score composer.

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Jack Yellen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Jack Yellen Died at 99 (1892-1991) Jack Selig Yellen was an American lyricist and screenwriter. He his best remembered for writing the lyrics to the song Happy Days Are Here Again which was used by Franklin Roosevelt as the theme ...more

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Jan A. P. Kaczmarek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Jan A. P. Kaczmarek age 64 Jan Andrzej Paweł Kaczmarek is a Polish composer who has lived and worked in the United States since 1989. He has written the scores for more than 50 feature films and documentaries, including ...more

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Jay Gorney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Jay Gorney Died at 96 (1894-1990) Jay Gorney was an American theater and film song writer.

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Jerzy Wasowski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Jerzy Wasowski Died at 71 (1913-1984) Jerzy Wasowski was a Polish acoustics engineer, radio announcer, composer, pianist, actor and director. He was the son of Józef Wasowski and the husband of Maria Wasowska and the father ...more

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Joanna Bruzdowicz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Joanna Bruzdowicz age 74 Joanna Bruzdowicz is a Polish composer.

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Józef Skrzek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Józef Skrzek age 69 Józef Skrzek is a Polish singer and composer.

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Karol Obara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Karol Obara age 40 Karol Obara is a film score composer and sound designer.

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Kazimierz Serocki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Kazimierz Serocki Died at 59 (1922-1981) Kazimierz Serocki was a Polish composer and one of the founders of the Warsaw Autumn contemporary music festival.

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Krzesimir Dębski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Krzesimir Dębski age 64 Krzesimir Debski is a film score composer, conductor and jazz violinist.

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Krzysztof Komeda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Krzysztof Komeda Died at 38 (1931-1969) Krzysztof Komeda was a Polish film music composer and jazz pianist. Perhaps best known for his work in film scores, Komeda wrote the scores for Roman Polanski’s films Rosemary’s Baby, The ...more

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Leo Rosner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Leo Rosner Died at 90 (1918-2008) Leopold "Leo" Rosner was a Polish-born Australian Jewish musician. Rosner survived the Holocaust in Nazi concentration camps during World War II by playing his accordion for Nazi ...more

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Leszek Możdżer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Leszek Możdżer age 47 Lesław "Leszek" Możdżer is a Polish jazz pianist, music producer and film music composer. Możdżer started playing piano at the age of five, after being encouraged by his parents. In ...more

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Lucjan Kaszycki is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Lucjan Kaszycki age 85 Lucjan Kaszycki is a film score composer.

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Luke Buda is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Luke Buda age 39 Luke Buda is a film score composer and actor.

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Marcin Pospieszalski is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Marcin Pospieszalski age 55 Marcin Pospieszalski is a musician, composer and record producer.

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Marek Biliński is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Marek Biliński age 64 Marek Biliński is a Polish composer of electronic music.

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Michał Lorenc is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Michał Lorenc age 62 Michał Lorenc is one of Poland's leading film score composers, best known for his work on Bastard. Since his debut in 1979, he has composed music for more than 150 feature films, documentaries, ...more

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Michał Marecki is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Michał Marecki age 44 Michał Marecki is a film score composer and musician.

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Mikołaj Trzaska is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Mikołaj Trzaska age 51 Mikołaj Trzaska is a musician, composer and film score composer.

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Paul Lamkoff is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Paul Lamkoff Died at 65 (1888-1953) Paul Lamkoff was a film music composer.

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Paul Sawtell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Paul Sawtell Died at 65 (1906-1971) Paul Sawtell was a Polish-born film score composer in the United States. Sawtell began his career with RKO, and eventually joined Universal Pictures. Sawtell worked on many western and horror ...more

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Paweł Mykietyn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Paweł Mykietyn age 46 Paweł Mykietyn is a Polish composer and clarinetist. Until 2012 Mykietyn wrote 2 symphonies, cello, piano and violin concertos, St Marc Passions for soprano, narrator, choir and orchestra, some ...more

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Rafal Wnuk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Rafal Wnuk age 46 Rafal Wnuk is a film score composer and pianist.

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Roman Palester is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Roman Palester Died at 82 (1907-1989) Roman Palester was a Polish composer of classical music. Palester composed his most significant work during the 1960s, and in 1964 was the first Polish musician to be awarded the Alfred ...more

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Seweryn Krajewski is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Seweryn Krajewski age 71 Seweryn Krajewski is a Polish singer and songwriter who rose to fame in the 1960s and 70s with the popular Polish band Czerwone Gitary. After leaving the group in 1997, he recorded several solo ...more

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Theo Mackeben is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Theo Mackeben Died at 56 (1897-1953) Theo Mackeben, born 5 January 1897 in Preußisch Stargard, Westpreußen, died 10 January 1953 in Berlin, was a German pianist, conductor and composer, particularly of film music.

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Tomasz Gwinciński is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Tomasz Gwinciński age 55 Tomasz Gwinciński is a film score composer.

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Tomek Lipiński is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Tomek Lipiński age 62 Tomek Lipiński is a film score composer.

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Wojciech Golczewski is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Wojciech Golczewski age 38 Wojciech Golczewski is a film score composer.

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Wojciech Kilar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Wojciech Kilar Died at 81 (1932-2013) Wojciech Kilar was a Polish classical and film music composer. His film scores have won many honors including the best score award for the music to Ziemia obiecana / The Promised Land in 1975, ...more

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Zbigniew Paleta is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Zbigniew Paleta age 75 Zbigniew Paleta is a Polish violinist and composer for telenovelas and the Cinema of Mexico. He is the father of actresses Ludwika and Dominika Paleta. They relocated to Mexico City in 1980. He ...more

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Zbigniew Preisner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Zbigniew Preisner age 62 Zbigniew Preisner is a Polish film score composer, best known for his work with film director Krzysztof Kieślowski.

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Zygmunt Konieczny is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Zygmunt Konieczny age 81 Zygmunt Konieczny is a Polish composer of theatre music and film music. Zygmunt Konieczny spent his childhood in the village of Szczyrzyc. He debuted in the 1950s in the cabaret Piwnica pod ...more

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Łukasz Targosz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Poland
Łukasz Targosz age 41 Łukasz Targosz is a Polish film composer, and music and film producer. A graduate from The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice in 2002. He started his career as a session musician. ...more