Eugeniusz Rudnik

Eugeniusz Rudnik (1932 - 2016) was a composer, engineer, and a pioneer of electronic and electro-acoustic music. In 1967, Rudnik graduated from the Electronics Department of the Warsaw Institute of Technology (Politechnika). He began working for the Polish Radio in Warsaw in 1955, and from 1958 he collaborated with the Experimental Studio of the Polish Radio. Between 1967-68 the composer was employed at the Westdeutscher Rundfunk Studio for Electronic Music in Cologne. Rudnik taught at the Music Academy of Warsaw, where he conducted classes in electroacoustic music technology, and between the years 1994 and 1995, he lectured at Warsaw’s Centre for Journalism. Next to Andrzej Rakowski, Janusz Piechurski and Krzysztof Szlifirski, Rudnik was one of the first producers of electroacoustic music in Poland, and the co-creator of the so-called Polish school of electroacoustic music. - Excerpted from