Marian Migdal was born in Poland and studied in Warsaw, Stockholm, Cologne and at The Juilliard School in New York City. In 1971 he won the ARD International Music Competition in Munich and two years later the International Schumann Competition in New York. Numerous concert tours took him to the United States, Europe, Japan and China, where he performed in the most important music centres with distinguished orchestras and conductors, including Yuri Ahronovitch, Moshe Atzmon, James Conlon, Dean Dixon, Charles Dutoit, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Okko Kamu, Zdenĕk Macal, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Uri Segal, Walter Weller and Carlo Zecchi. Besides his recordings for radio and television Marian Migdal made a large number of commercial recordings, principally for EMI and RCA, featuring works by Berwald, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Galuppi, Grieg, Haydn, Liszt, Mozart, Schubert and Tchaikovsky. For his recording of Franz Berwald’s Piano Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London, Marian Migdal was presented with the Swedish Recording Award. He was a professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg.