Ludmila Jeske-Choińska-Mikorska

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Ludmila Jeske-Choińska-Mikorska (1849 – 2 November 1898) was a Polish singer and composer.[1] She was born in Małachowo, near Poznań, and studied singing in Vienna with Mathilde Marchesi and in Milan with Francesco Lamperti and composition in Warsaw with Gustaw Roguski and Zygmunt Noskowski.[2] Her symphonic poem Rusalka won an award in Chicago in 1893.[3] She married Teodore Jeske-Choiński and died in Warsaw.[4]


Mikorska wrote for orchestra and theater, and also dances and works for piano. Selected works include:

  • Rusalka symphonic poem
  • Markiz de Créqui, comic opera, 1892[5]
  • Filutka, operetta, 1884
  • Zuch dziewczyna, operetta, 1884[3]


  1. ^ "Ludmila Jeske-Choinska-Mikorska". Retrieved 21 October 2010.
  2. ^ Cohen, Aaron I. (1987). International encyclopedia of women composers: Volume 2.
  3. ^ a b "Jeske-Choińska LUDMILA". Archived from the original on 30 December 2010. Retrieved 2 February 2011.
  4. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 2 February 2011.
  5. ^ "Operas by Women". Retrieved 21 October 2010.[permanent dead link]