Boguslaw Schaeffer, classical music composer
Bogusław Julien Schaeffer (also Schäffer) (b. June 6, 1929 in Lwów, now Lviv, Ukraine) is a Polish composer, musicologist, and graphic artist, member of the avantgarde "Cracow Group" of Polish composers alongside Krzysztof Penderecki and others. Since having studied violin in Opole and graduating musical composition under Zdzisław Jachimecki in 1953 at the Academy of Music in Kraków, Schaeffer has been an active composer and musical theoretician. From 1963, he was a lecturer composition at the Kraków Academy, and had a professor at the Hochschule für Music in Salzburg from the mid-1980s to 2000.
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