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Memoirs 1910-1920

Author: Helena Paderewska; Maciej Siekierski; Norman Davies
Publisher: Stanford, California : Hoover Institution Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 660.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These memoirs of Helena Paderewska, wife of the celebrated pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewsky, tell the story of her husband's grassroots efforts to influence the course of history for their native Poland after World War I. She tells how, using his personal fame and charisma, Paderewski gained access to the top political leadership of France, Britain, and the United States and became an eloquent spokesman for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ignace Jan Paderewski; Helena Paderewska; Helena Paderewska; Ignacy Jan Paderewski; Helena Paderewska; Ignace Jan Paderewski
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Paderewska; Maciej Siekierski; Norman Davies
ISBN: 9780817918644 0817918647
OCLC Number: 915489492
Notes: Includes timeline, guide to names, and index.
Description: xxvi, 214 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 660.
Responsibility: Helena Paderewska ; edited with an introduction and annotations by Maciej Siekierski ; foreword by Norman Davies.
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The celebrated pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski was the rave of Paris, London, and New York audiences in the early twentieth century. But during World War I, Paderewski set music aside and turned to  Read more...

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