Komeda - A Private Life in Jazz - Magdalena Grzebałkowska

Komeda - A Private Life in Jazz - Magdalena Grzebałkowska

Eleven Years to Go ...

Komeda - A Private Life in Jazz - Magdalena Grzebałkowska

Magdalena Grzebałkowska [+-]
Journalist and Author
A history graduate of the University of Gdańsk, Magdalena Grzebałkowska is a multi-award-winning journalist and author of four books of non-fiction. In addition to her biography of Krzysztof Komeda, she has also written best-selling biographies of the Polish poet-priest, Jan Twardowski; and the Beksińskis, (artist father, Zdzisław, and music journalist-son, Tomasz). Her book of reportage on the Polish experience of the Reclaimed Territories and the repatriation of Poles following the Second World War: 1945: War and Peace (2015) won the Newsweek Prize and the Nike Literary Award (audience’s choice). Magdalena Grzebałkowska is a popular speaker at the country’s many book festivals and makes frequent appearances in the Polish media.

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Now regarded by the communist authorities as a valuable showcase, Komeda and the Polish jazz and film set are given media attention, a little funding and a free jazz camping holiday in the mountains of Zakopane. Komeda begins his film collaboration with Andrzej Wajda and Jerzy Skolimowski.

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Grzebałkowska, Magdalena. Eleven Years to Go .... Komeda - A Private Life in Jazz. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 190-209 Oct 2020. ISBN 9781781799451. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=39272. Date accessed: 19 Oct 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.39272. Oct 2020

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