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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki

Composer

“My dear, it would be terrible poverty of life if music were political. I cannot imagine it, because what does this mean--'political music?' That is why I ignore questions about political music, because music is music. Painting is painting. I can be involved in some political ideals that would be my personal life.”
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki