Maria Dziewulska (* June 1, 1909 Warsaw – † April 18, 2006 Warsaw) pedagogue, music theorist, pianist and composer. She studied music theory in Warsaw in the class of Kazimierz Sikorski, and the piano with Józef Turczyński. Just before World War II, she studied music directing at the BBC in London. After the war, she was the dean of the Faculty of Composition, Music Theory and Conducting at the University in Krakow. She continued the pedagogical idea of Stanisław Kazura concerning the musical education of children and adolescents. She has received many awards for her pedagogical activity.
Her pedagogical vocation is reflected in her compositions. Most of them are intended mainly for children and adolescents. Dziewulska has won numerous awards for her works.
She also received the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. And for lifetime teaching work, the Award of the Minister of Culture and Art, 1st and 2nd degree. Most of Dziewulska’s compositions are based on Polish folklore.
Literature with violin:
- Melody for violin and piano (1951) (sheet music)
- String Quartet No. 1 (1954) (sheet music)
- (2nd prize at the Competition of the Polish Composers’ Union, (1959)
- Dances and Songs for two violins (or 2 violin groups) (1955)
- String Quartet No. 2 (1960) (sheet music)
- Stravaganza for violin, clarinet, viola, 2 cellos and 2 tom-volumes (1966) (sheet music)
- Violin dla Gienia for violin and piano (sheet music)