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List of cultural icons of Poland
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- Adam Mickiewicz: "<...>Mickiewicz is to the Poles what Shakespeare is to the British, and is as much a cultural icon as a historical and creative figure."
- Black Madonna of Częstochowa (Template:Lang-pl, Our Lady of Czestochowa): "The image of Our Lady of Częstochowa is the most famous and the most venerated holy image in Poland. In contemporary Poland the image is a kind of a cultural icon, instantly recognizable and connected with popular symbolic and mythological meanings."
- Ignacy Jan Paderewski: "After a series of successful concerts in Vienna, Paris, and England, as well as in Cracow and Lwow in late 1880s, the next decade brought Padarewski repeatedly to America, making his name a household word and symbol of Poland abroad" 
- Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Polonaise No.13 in A minor, Farewell to the Fatherland (Pożegnanie Ojczyzny): one of the best known Polish polonaises
- The twin Polonaises Op. 40 of the Polonaise in A major, Op. 40, No. 1 and the Polonaise in C minor, Op. 40, No. 2 by Frédéric Chopin: Anton Rubinstein remarked that the Polonaise in A major is the symbol of Polish glory, whilst the Polonaise in C minor is the symbol of Polish tragedy.
- ↑ Mark Baker, Marc Di Duca, Tim Richards, Poland, a travel guide by Lonely Planet, 2012, ISBN 1743211406
- ↑ Anna Niedzwiedz, The Image and the Figure. Our Lady of Czestochowa in Polish Culture and Popular Religion, 2010, ISBN 978-83-233-2900-8
- ↑ p. 165
- ↑ Huneker, James. Chopin: The Man and His Music, Dover Publications, Inc., 1966.
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