Stanislaw Hadyna(1919-1999), Polish composer,educator, teacher and organizer of musical life. He was the founder and a long standing executive director of The Song and Dance Ensemble "Slask"(Zesapol Piesni i Tanca "Slask"). He composed piano concertos, cantatas, symphonic poems, and film music.
Untiring popularizator of Polish culture with its folk art in focus. He has created the artistic synthesis of music, songs, dances and colorful costumes, all of folk provenance, which have become one of the most commonly known phenomena of the Polish national culture.