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    Polish musician Tadeusz Woźniak Passes Away

    Tadeusz Woźniak, iconic Polish musician and composer of “The Light Watchmaker” (“Zegarmistrz światła”), passes away at 77.

    Tadeusz Woźniak, the esteemed musician, composer, and vocalist, has passed away at the age of 77. Woźniak left an indelible mark on the Polish music scene, most notably with his iconic song “The Light Watchmaker,” (“Zegarmistrz światła”) featured on his 1972 album. This same year, he received the grand prize at the 10th National Festival of Polish Song in Opole for his performance of this memorable piece.

    Woźniak’s performance of “The Light Watchmaker” at the Opole Festival in 1972 earned him the top honor, cementing his place in the hearts of listeners. Beyond this hit, he was known for other tracks like “The Taste and Smell of Oranges,” “It Will Be a Son,” and “Mamela.” His discography includes albums such as “Shade of Silence” (1974), “Yes, Yes – It’s a Bird” (1996), and “Earth” (2015).

    Woźniak’s music was performed by notable artists like Elżbieta Adamiak, Michał Bajor, and Zbigniew Wodecki. His wife, pianist and singer Jolanta Majchrzak-Woźniak, confirmed the news of his passing to the Polish Press Agency.

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