REGINA SMENDZIANKA - POLAND
Professor at the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw, head of the Piano Department. Former rector of that school. Prize-winner at the 4th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (1949). Has been giving concerts in scores of European countries and those of Asia and America. Holds courses of interpretation and delivers lectures in European and non-European countries. Is the recipient of many Polish and foreign orders, while also being prize-winner for her artistic and didactic activities. Entries on her can be found in many Polish, English and American encyclopedias.