Dziadek, Magdalena, professor at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw. She studied theory of music at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice and in 1991 received her Ph.D. from the Institute of Arts of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw for a monograph on Warsaw music criticism in the years 1810-1890. In 2004 she received her habilitation on the basis of the book Polska krytyka muzyczna w latach 1890 - 1914 [Polish music criticism in the years 1890-1914] (Katowice, 2002). Since 1992 she has pursued independent scholarly work, researching the history of Polish musical culture during the 19th and 20th centuries, in particular the history of Polish music criticism., Polska