With great sadness we note the passing of musicologist Maciej Jabłoński, who died in Poznań on September 13. He was 55 years old. A graduate of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, since 1987 Dr. Jabłoński worked at the Musicology Institute of his alma mater. His interests included music aesthetics, methodology, and the history and theory of opera, among others. During the years 1992-1994, Dr. Jabłoński served as Artistic Director of the Moniuszko Grand Opera Theatre in Poznań and served as Board member of the Wieniawski Society in Poznań from 1993 until 2002. Organizer of numerous conferences, festivals and frequent lecturer on a wide ranging spectrum of subjects, Dr. Jabłoński was a frequent contributor to such publications as Ruch Muzyczny, Wprost, Gazeta Wyborcza, Kurier Polski, and to such media outlets as Polskie Radio, Radio Merkury, and Telewizja Polska.