Karol Kazimierz Kurpiński (March 6, 1785) – (September 18, 1857, Warsaw) was a Polish composer, conductor and pedagogue. Events 1079 - Omar Khayyám completes the Iranian calendar. 1454 - Thirteen Years' War: Delegates of Year 1785 ( MDCCLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 96 - Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated Click here for Indian Rebellion of 1857 Year 1857 ( MDCCCLVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the Warsaw (Warszawa; also known by other names) is the Capital and Largest city of Poland. Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland Karol began his studies under his father, Marcin Kurpiński, an organist. At the age of 12, he became organist at a church in Sarnowa near Rawicz, where his uncle Karol Wański was a parish priest. Rawicz Łódź Voivodeship Rawicz (Rawitsch is a town in central Poland with 21398 inhabitants ( 2004) In 1800 his other uncle, the cellist Roch Wański, took him to the estate of count Feliks Polanowski near Lviv, who had a private orchestra of which Wański was a member, and in which the young Kurpiński played violin. A count is a Nobleman in European countries The word count comes from French comte, itself from Latin Lviv ( Ukrainian: Львів, L’viv, Lwów Lemberg Львов L'vov; see also other names) is a major city in western
There, around 1808, Kurpiński composed his first opera, Pygmalion. In 1810 settled in Warsaw. With the help of Józef Elsner he became a conductor of the Warsaw Opera, a position he held until 1840. Józef Antoni Franciszek Elsner (often also Józef Ksawery Elsner or Joseph Xaver Elsner) June 1, 1769 – April 18, He taught music at several prominent schools including one he founded. In 1815 he became a member of many musical societies in Poland and abroad, including the Societe des Enfans d'Apollon in Paris. Year 1815 ( MDCCCXV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city He became Kapellmeister of the Polish royal chapel in 1819 and in the same year received a lifetime achievement award for his services to music. In 1820 he founded and edited the first Polish music newsletter. Year 1820 ( MDCCCXX) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year He was decorated with the Order of Saint Stanislaw in 1823.
Kurpiński was one of the most revered composers before Chopin and helped to lay the foundations of a national style and prepared the ground for Polish music of the Romantic period. Romantic Music is a Musicological term referring to a particular period theory compositional practice and canon in European music history from about 1815 to 1910 He contributed to the development of Polish opera, introducing new musical devices and achieving an a novel mode of expression. He died on September 18, 1857 in Warsaw. Events 96 - Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated Click here for Indian Rebellion of 1857 Year 1857 ( MDCCCLVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the Warsaw (Warszawa; also known by other names) is the Capital and Largest city of Poland.