Famous Pianists from Poland

Updated June 14, 2019 12.1k views 17 items

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

Frédéric Chopin and Karol Szymanowski are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

Use this list of renowned Polish pianists to discover some new pianists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (17 items)

Adrian Konarski is a pianist and a film score composer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Bydgoszcz, Poland

Andrzej Panufnik is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pianists from Poland
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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 the re-establishment of the Warsaw Philharmonic orchestra after World War II. After his increasing frustration with the extra-musical demands made on him by the country's regime, he defected to the United Kingdom in 1954, and took up British citizenship. In 1957, he became chief conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, a post he relinquished after two years to devote all his time to composition. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 77 (1914-1991)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic

Arthur Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pianists from Poland
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Arthur Rubinstein (Polish: Artur Rubinstein; 28 January 1887 – 20 December 1982) was a Polish American classical pianist. He received international acclaim for his performances of the music written by a variety of composers and many regard him as the greatest Chopin interpreter of his time. He has been described as one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. He played in public for eight decades. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 95 (1887-1982)

Birthplace: Łódź, Poland

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Carl Tausig is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Pianists from Poland
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Carl (or Karl) Tausig (4 November 1841 – 17 July 1871) was a Polish virtuoso pianist, arranger and composer. He is generally accepted as Franz Liszt's most esteemed pupil, and one of the greatest pianists of all time. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 30 (1841-1871)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic

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