Korzeniowski at Film Music Festival in Kraków, 2013
|Born||18 July 1972|
Abel Korzeniowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈabɛl koʐɛˈɲɔfski] ; born 18 July 1972) is a Polish composer of film and theatre scores.
Korzeniowski was born in Kraków. He had contact with music from early childhood: his mother Barbara plays the cello and both his brothers Antoni and Andrzej are musicians. He graduated from the Academy of Music in Kraków majoring in cello and composer studies under the supervision of Krzysztof Penderecki. He won acclaim as the composer of music for films and theatre plays and received a Ludwik Award (Nagroda Ludwika) in 2009.
He is a composer of film scores for several Polish films: Big Animal , Tomorrow's Weather, An Angel in Krakow, as well as Hollywood productions: Battle for Terra , Pu-239 , Tickling Leo , A Single Man and W.E. .
He won a San Diego Film Critics Society Award in 2009 for the Best score in A Single Man and was nominated for a 2009 Golden Globe in the best original score category for the same film. In 2012, he was nominated for Best Original Score for the film W.E. , at the 69th Golden Globe Awards.
He arranged Patricia Kaas’s new record album which is a tribute to Edith Piaf, one of the finest performing artists of the 20th century.
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