In 2009 the Akademia Muzyczna im. Karola Lipińskiego in Wrocław launched Muzycy Wrocławscy, a series devoted to musicians of Wrocław and edited by Anna Granat-Janki. The inaugural volume, Ryszard Bukowski: Szkice do portretu, is dedicated to the composer, pedagogue, and publicist (1916–1987) who was one of the foremost leaders of postwar Polish culture. The volume collects papers presented at a conference held in 2007 at the Akademia commemorating the twentieth anniversary of Bukowski’s death; a table of contents in English is included.
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