Pianist, educator, publisher. Studied with L. Miklaszewski, Z. Buckie- wiczowa and B. Woytowicz. Graduated from the Music Academy in Kato- wice in 1949. Ten years later he completed post-graduate artistic studies at the Music Academy in Cracow. He performed in Poland and abroad (Europe, Asia). At the Music Academy in Katowice and Gdańsk Mr. Śliwiński taught 50 prize-winners of prestigious international piano competitions, among others in Geneva, Montreal, Vienna and Warsaw. He has written dozens of publications (piano literature of the 18″ and 19th cen- tury). He lectures on piano teaching methods. As a lecturer he held master courses in Duszniki-Zdrój, Brno, Berlin, Vienna, Volterra. In 1981-82 Mr. Śliwiński was employed as Gastprofessor in Stuttgart. Worked as a musician over 50 years. He has been head of the Piano Department in Gdańsk for 30 years. Prize-winner of numerous awards and national distinctions.