Panufnik on Panufnik

In addition to composing music, Sir Andrze j Panufnik also wrote two autobiographies: Composing Myself, published by Methuen in London in 1987 and an earlier volume, Impulse and Design in MyMusic, published by Boosey & Hawkes in 1974.

In connection with the Panufnik centenary, his widow Lady Camilla had written an extensive closing chapter to Composing Myself, and this newly revised version is scheduled for publication in England in August 2014. In the meantime, the Polish version of Composing Myself, titled Panufnik—Autobiografia was just published by Marginesy Publishers in Poland.  Translated by Marta Glińska and Beata Bolesławska-Lewandowska, the hardcover edition was unveiled in Warsaw on April 9.