Karol Szymanowski [10]

125th Anniversary of the Birth of Karol Szymanowski

Subject: no
Face value: 10 pln
Alloy: 925/1000 Ag
Diameter: 32 mm
Weight: 14.14 g
Finish: proof
Mintage: 53000 pcs
On the edge: smooth
Additional: no
Date of issue: 2007-10-03
Issue price: 54 pln
The stylised images of the bust of Karol Szymanowski and a score incorporated into the figure. On the left, an inscription, 1882 or an inscription, 1937 can be seen depending on the tilt angle. In the rim, a semicircular inscription, 125. ROCZNICA URODZIN KAROLA SZYMANOWSKIEGO. Between the beginning and the end of the inscription - a dot.

Designer: Urszula Walerzak
An image of the Eagle established as the State Emblem of the Republic of Poland, on the background of a stylised image of a score. Below the Eagle, an inscription, 10 ZŁ. On the left, a fragment of a piano keyboard. In the rim, a semicircular inscription, RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA and the notation of the year of issue, 20-07. Between the beginning and the end of the inscription - a dot. The Mint's mark, m/w, under the Eagle's left leg.

Designer: Urszula Walerzak

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Karol Szymanowski

Karol Szymanowski is "second after Chopin" in Polish music. Both of them created universal works with a national character. They knew how to translate what is Polish into what is global. Szymanowski was born in a small village of Tymoszówka south-west of Kiev on 3 October 1882. He came from a landowning family with a gentry background. Culture, and music in particular, was very important at his home.

He took his first piano lessons from his father and later from his uncle Gustav Neuhaus, the founder of the Russian piano school. He also took private lessons from Zygmunt Noskowski, the most important composer of the post-Moniuszko era. However, Szymanowski was first of all a self-taught person and had no academic diploma. He even took a secondary school-leaving ...

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