Born in 1952,winner 6th award VIII Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition in Warszawa (1970) .
He is a Polish classical pianist renowned for his music in the movie The Pianist and he played Chopin in the film The Blue Note of Andrzej Zulawski. His hands appear as the hands of Wladyslaw Szpilman in Adrien Brody's role in the film The Pianist.
He began learning piano at age six. His teacher was Luiza Walewska.