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Book: Komeda

Chapter: Twelve Years to Go ...

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.39271


Komeda gives up medicine and, along with his manager-girlfriend, Zofia, moves to Kraków, where he becomes the star turn at the cabaret-jazz cellar, Piwnica pod Baranami. He meets Dave Brubeck during the cultural ambassador’s 1958 tour of Poland and takes part in the first Warsaw Jazz Jamboree in 1958. He starts working on film music for Roman Polański.

Chapter Contributors

  • Magdalena Grzebałkowska ( - mgrzebalkowska) 'Journalist and Author'