jan_ekier_fotoProfessor of the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw (retired), for many years the Head of the Chair of Piano and Doctor Honoris Causa of that Academy, prize-winner of the 3rd International Fryderyk Chopin
Competition in Warsaw, in 1937. Professor Ekier gave concerts in almost all European countries, South America, and Japan. His numerous recordings include a complete volume of Chopin`s Mazurkas.

Professor Ekier was a juror at many international piano competitions, among them were all Chopin Competitions after the Second World War (President of Jury in 1985, 1990, and 1995).

Editor-in-Chief of the National Edition since its foundation in 1959, has also collaborated with the Wiener Urtext Edition.

Member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He died on 15th August 2014.

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