Marek Stachowski was born in Piekary Sląskie in 1936. He studied with Krzysztof Penderecki at the State Higher School of Music in Kraków. He also received a degree music theory. Stachowski died in Kraków on 3 December, 2004.
Zbigniew Baginski was born in Szczecin on 19 January 1949. Composer and teacher.
He studied composition under Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz at the State Higher School of Music in Warsaw (where he graduated with honours for his Symphony Music in 1972). He debuted with his Triptych for Clarinet and Piano in 1968.
Zygmunt Krauze (b. 1938) is a Polish pianist and composer. He studied piano and composition at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, then in Paris with Nadia Boulanger. In 1957 he was awarded First Prize at the All-Polish Contemporary Competition in Łódź, in 1966 - first Prize at the International Competition of Gaudeamus Foundation in Holland.
Roman Palester (December 28, 1907 - August 25, 1989) was a Polish composer of classical music. Palester composed his most significant work during the 1960s, and in 1964 was the first Polish musician to be awarded the Alfred Jurzykowski Prize. His work was individual in style, and not noticeably Polish in character.
Born in Żary (Poland) in 1972, he graduated in 1997 from the Music Academy in Wrocław where he studied composition with Grażyna Pstrokońska-Nawratil (diploma with honours). He took part in the 2nd International Meetings of Young Composers in Apeldoorn, Holland, organized by the Gaudeamus Foundation (1996) and the experimental and computer music workshops at the University of Ghent (1997).