Definition of Penderecki, Krzysztof in English:

Penderecki, Krzysztof

proper noun

  • (born 1933), Polish composer. His music frequently features sounds drawn from extramusical sources and note clusters, as in his Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) for fifty-two strings. Notable religious works: Stabat Mater (1962) and Polish Requiem (1980–4).

Pronunciation

Penderecki, Krzysztof

/ˌpendəˈretskē/