Influential composer Krzysztof Penderecki dies aged 86
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Polish musician won numerous awards, scored The Exorcist, and was admired by rock starsObituary: Krzysztof PendereckiLeading composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki has died at the age of 86 after a long illness, his family announced this morning.

The Polish-born Penderecki was a major figure in contemporary music whose compositions reached millions through celebrated film scores, which included for William Friedkin’s The Exorcist, Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and David Lynch’s Wild at...

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