Nyzhankivsky, Andrii [Нижанківський, Андрій; Nyžankivs'kyj, Andrij] aka Niżankowski, Andrzej, b 1592 in Galicia, d 3 April 1655 in Cracow. Organist. A Dominican, he studied the organ in Italy with G. Frescobaldi and then emerged as a virtuoso in his own right. He served as an organist at Santa Maria sopra Minerva Church in Rome and the Dominican church in Cracow, and he probably composed a number of works which have not survived.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]
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