Polish composer Penderecki dies at 86 after long illness

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Penderecki won four Grammy awards for his music, most recently for best choral performance in 2016 / REUETRS Poland?s Krzysztof Penderecki, one of the world?s most celebrated composers, died on Sunday at the age of 86, said state-controlled news agency PAP. ?After a long and serious illness, Krzysztof Penderecki – one of the greatest Polish musicians, a world authority in the field of classical music died,? Poland?s Ministry of Culture said in a tweet.

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