(1907 - 1989) is considered in Europe as one of the most outstanding Polish composers after the Second World War. By the late 1940's, he was widely regarded as one of Poland's greatest living composers. Between 1953 and 1972 Palester lived in Munich. In 1977 the Association of Polish Composers caused the censorship ban on his music to be lifted and shortly thereafter audiences were offered opportunities to hear his works. Paul Kletzki
(1901 - 1973) studied conducting and violin with Emil Mlynarski and composition under J. Wertheim. During the 1920s his compositions were championed by Toscanini and Furtwangler, who permitted Kletzki to conduct the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1925. In 1933 and moved to Italy, and later, in 1936 to the Soviet Union. In 1938 he moved to Switzerland.