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Poldowski / Régine Wieniawski (1879-1932)

Born 16 May 1879
Brussels, Belgium
Died 28 January 1932
London, United Kingdom
Nationality Polish
Era Modern

Poldowski was the professional pseudonym of a Belgian-born British composer and pianist born Régine Wieniawski, daughter of the Polish violinist and composer Henryk Wieniawski. Some of her early works were published under the name Irène Wieniawska. She married Sir Aubrey Dean Paul, 5th Baronet, becoming Lady Dean Paul.