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Eugeniusz Rudnik has died

The Polish engineer and electronic composer was 83 years old

Veteran Polish engineer and composer Eugeniusz Rudnik died on 24 October. He was 83 years old. Rudnik was closely affiliated to the Polish Radio Experimental Studio (PRES) in Warsaw. He became one of the first Polish musicians to experiment with electronics, producing scores of pieces in studios across Europe. His PRES work has been the subject of extensive rediscovery in recent years through compilations on Poland’s Bôłt Records, and albums such as last year's Homo Ludens with Krzysztof Penderecki and 2014's Maja SK Ratkje In Dialogue With Eugeniusz Rudnik. That year also saw the release of 15 Corners Of The World, Zuzanna Solakiewicz’s docu-film about the composer.