Jakub Polak

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Polish lutenist and composer (1545 - 1605).

Also known as Jakub Reys (Reis, de Rais, de Reiz, de Restz, de Retz, du Retz) or Jacques le Polonois. He was notable for his service as court lutenist to Henry III of Poland and France. Initially Polak served as one of the court musicians at Kraków, and after Henry III fled Poland, Polak joined him in Paris in 1574. He was an author of several lute compositions, most notably preludies, fantasies, dances and several chansons. During his lifetime he was renowned for his lute improvisations.
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BA 29003 Jakub Polak - Gitarre album art Alvaro Pierri Spielt Llobet*Walton*Catone*Polak*Dlugoraj*Berkeley* Alvaro Pierri Spielt Llobet*Walton*Catone*Polak*Dlugoraj*Berkeley* - Gitarre(LP) Blue Angel BA 29003 Germany 1985 Sell This Version