Joteyko, Tadeusz, Polish conductor and composer; b. Poczujki, near Kiev, April 1, 1872; d. Cieszyn, Silesia, Aug. 19, 1932. He studied at the Brussels Cons.with Jacobs (cello) and Gevaert (composition) and with Noskowski (composition) and Cinke (cello) at the Warsaw Cons. He conducted the Warsaw Phil. (1914–18) and taught at the Warsaw Cons. He wrote the operas Grajek (The Player; Warsaw, Nov. 23, 1919), Zygmunt August (Warsaw, Aug. 29, 1925), and Królowa Jadwiga (Queen Jadwiga; Warsaw, Sept. 7, 1928), but is best remembered for his choral music. He also composed a Sym. (1895), chamber music, songs, and piano pieces. He publ. Zasady muzyki (Principles of Music; Warsaw, 1914) and Historia muzyki polskiej i powszechnej w zarysie (Warsaw, 1916).
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