Roguski, Gustav , Polish composer and pedagogue; b. Warsaw, May 12, 1839; d. there, April 5, 1921. He studied in Germany with Kiel, then went to Paris, where he became a pupil of Berlioz. Returning to Warsaw in 1873, he was appointed prof. at the Cons. He wrote a Sym., 2 string quartets, a Quintet for Wind Instruments and Piano, many piano pieces, choruses, and songs. He also publ. a manual of harmony (with L. Zelenski). Roguski was greatly esteemed as a teacher of composition, numbering Paderewski among his pupils.
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