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Kraków in Kraków Powiat, Małopolska, Poland
 

Feliks Nowowiejski

 
 
Feliks Nowowiejski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
1. Feliks Nowowiejski Marker
Inscription.  
W tym domu w 1910
Feliks
Nowowiejski

skomponował muzykę
do słów wiersza „Rota"
Marii Konopnickiej

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(English translation:)

In this house in 1910, Feliks Nowowiejski composed music for the poem "The Oath", by Maria Konopnicka.

 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 50° 3.8′ N, 19° 56.404′ E. Marker is in Kraków, Małopolska, in Kraków Powiat. Marker is on Floriańska just north of Świętego Tomasza, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Floriańska 20, Kraków, Małopolska 31-021, Poland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoré de Balzac (within shouting distance of this marker); Rafał Józef Czerwiakowski (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salon of Polish Painters (within shouting distance of this marker); Dom Jana Matejki / House of Jan Matejko

Feliks Nowowiejski Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
2. Feliks Nowowiejski Marker - Wide View
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Church of Sts. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist (about 90 meters away); First Evangelical Church (about 120 meters away); January Uprising Recruitment Site (about 120 meters away); One of the Oldest Breweries in Poland (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kraków.
 
Also see . . .
1. Feliks Nowowiejski. "Feliks Nowowiejski (7 February 1877 – 18 January 1946) was a Polish composer, conductor, concert organist, and music teacher....In 1909 Nowowiejski returned to Poland (then the Duchy of Warsaw), and settled in Krakow, where he served as director of the Krakow Music Society....On 15 July 1910 - the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Tannenberg - the citizens of Krakow gathered in Jan Matejko Square to sing the Rota by Maria Konopnicka under Nowowiejski’s direction. Rota was a patriotic poem protesting Germanisation that Nowowiejski had set to music." (Submitted on June 20, 2018.) 

2. Rota (YouTube, 3.5 min). Orchestral/choral version. (Submitted on June 20, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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