Zbigniew Wodecki, Polish composer, Died at 67


Zbigniew Wodecki was born on May 6, 1950, in Kraków, Poland and died on May 22, 2017.

He was a Polish singer, musician, composer, actor and TV presenter.

Wodecki started to playing the violin at the age of five.

Whilst he was a well known a singer, he debuted in 1972 on National Festival of Polish Song in Opole.

Wodecki was popular for songs “Chałupy Welcome To”, “Lubię wracać tam, gdzie byłem”, “Zacznij od Bacha” or the Polish versions of the Maya the Honey Bee, The Gummi Bears and the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie soundtracks.

Wodecki was married to Krystyna, with whom he had three children: Joanna, Katarzyna and Pawel

During 2014, Wodecki revealed that he has atrial fibrillation and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

He had suffered a massive stroke on May 8, 2017, a complication from bypass surgery he had at a private clinic, on May 5, 2017; and was taken to intensive care at Central Clinical Hospital of the MSWiA in Warsaw, where he died 13 days later, of complications from a stroke.

Zbigniew Wodecki passed away at 67 years old.