Plebanka - a house bought by Teofil in Sierpc.

Childhood

This biography was written by the composer in Warsaw, Poland, on 20th November, 1995 My father Teofil Paciorkiewicz was a milling master recognised in Sierpc and in the Sierpc district in central Poland. My mother, Józefa nee Frejlich, ran a tailor’s shop which was very popular with the ladies from the town and the surrounding […]

Płock, view on Tumskie hill

Becoming a musician

Learning at the Organist School absorbed me very much, and for the four years I was an exemplary student. To demonstrate this, let me just say that I hardly ever went home for holidays or vacations. Instead, I stayed in Płock to practice passionately, taking advantage of the fact that the instruments were not occupied. […]