Zofia Stryjeńska, “Princess of Polish Art”

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Zofia Stryjeńska`s death, one of the greatest Polish artist of the 20th century. Her art deco painting was inspired by Polish folk and religious beliefs. She was a...

Władysław Szpilman – The Pianist of Warsaw

Władysław Szpilman was a Polish-Jewish piano player and composer. He became wideley known when Roman Polański made “The Pianist” film based on Szpilman`s book “The Pianist”. I...

Isaac Bashevis Singer from Krochmalna Street

Isaac Bashevis Singer was an Yiddish writer and the winner of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. He was publishing only in Yiddish beeing the leading figure in Yiddish literature movement. He wrote s...

Heart of Frederick Chopin

Frederick Chopin was born 1810 in Żelazowa Wola near Warsaw. In the same year his family moved to the Polish capital where his father Nicolas Chopin was teaching French at Warsaw Lyceum. Frederick`s ...