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Józef Wieniawski (23 May 1837 – 11 November 1912) was a Polish pianist, composer, conductor and teacher. He was born in Lublin, the younger brother of the famous Polish violinist Henryk Wieniawski. After Liszt, he was the first pianist to publicly perform all the études by Chopin and to appear with Liszt in recitals in Paris, London, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Brussels, Leipzig and Amsterdam.

Although now neglected, Józef Wieniawski enjoyed a reputation as one of Europe's finest musicians. At the very end of his life a young journalist asked him how long he intended to serve music. He replied: "As long as I remain young!"

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 52: Goetz: Piano Concerto in B-flat, op. 18 / J. Wieniawski: Piano Concerto in G minor, op. 20 Hermann Goetz, Józef Wieniawski; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Michał Dworzyński, Hamish Milne 1
2014 Ouverture Guillaume le Taciturne, op. 43 / Symphony in D major, op. 49 Józef Wieniawski; Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Podkarpackiej, Piotr Wajrak 1

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