Most valuable belongings of the outstanding pianist Władysław Szpilman will be put up for auction
The Steinway piano belonging to one of the most famous pianists, Władysław Szpilman, can be viewed in public for the first time in the biggest Polish auction house DESA Unicum. The story of the artist was shown in the Oscar-winning film “The Pianist” by Roman Polański. It was on this piano that he composed his most popular works.
Other items which can be seen at the exhibition (from 11 September) and then purchased at the auction (on 22 September) include i.a. a pen and a pocket watch, which are the only personal belongings of the artist that survived the Warsaw Ghetto, or the exceptional score of the suite “The Life of Machines”. More than 50 amazing items belonging to one of the most eminent Polish musicians will be auctioned off on 22 September.