Makuzyński, Witold, outstanding Polish- born Argentine pianist; b. Koziczyn, Aug. 10,1914; d. Palma, Majorca, July 17, 1977. He was a student of Turczynski at the Warsaw Cons, (graduated, 1936) and took courses in law and philosophy at the Univ. of Warsaw before completing his training with Paderewski in Switzerland (1936). In 1937 he took 3rd prize in the Chopin Competition in Warsaw. In 1938 he married the French pianist Colette Gaveau and went to Paris. With the coming of World War II, he went to South America in 1940 and became a naturalized Argentine citizen. In 1942 he made his U.S. debut at N.Y.’s Carnegie Hall, and in subsequent years made regular tours of the U.S. and South America. After World War II, he toured in Europe and various other regions of the world. He became well known for his performances of the Romantic repertoire, especially of the music of Chopin.
B. Gavoty, W. M. (London, 1957).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Makuzynski, Witold." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 19, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/makuzynski-witold
"Makuzynski, Witold." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved April 19, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/makuzynski-witold
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.