The elder daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie, Irène Curie-Joliot She received a Nobel Price in chemistry in The Granger Collection, New York. Photos from: "Ten Historic Female Scientists You Should Know"
Helena Rubinstein (born Chaya Rubinstein, December 1870 – April a Polish-born American business magnate. She was the founder and eponym of Helena Rubinstein, Incorporated, which made her one of the world's richest women.
Wojciech Kilar, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski’s Oscar-winning “The Pianist” and Francis Ford Coppola’s “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” died Sunday.
Stanisław Moniuszko herbu Krzywda (ur. 5 maja 1819 w Ubielu, zm. 4 czerwca 1872 w Warszawie) – polski kompozytor, dyrygent, pedagog, organista; autor ok. 268 pieśni, operetek, baletów i oper. Do jego najsłynniejszych dzieł należą opery: Halka, Straszny dwór i Paria.