Stojowski, Sigismund



Skilful pianist; born at Strelce, Poland. After studying under Ladislas Zelenski at Cracow, he went to the Paris Conservatory, where he studied from 1887 to 1889, taking composition of Delibes and piano of Diemer and obtaining first prize in both these branches.   He later studied under Paderewski. In 1891 an orchestral concert of his compositions was given in Paris and on this occasion he produced his piano-concerto in F sharp minor. He lives in Paris. Other compositions are variations and fugue for string-quartet; romance for violin and orchestra; piano-concerto; suite for orchestra; variations for orchestra; and much charming pianomusic.