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Gajewski Recovering From Heart Attack

The former city councilman and National Philharmonic conductor expects to perform in late April.

Piotr Gajewski suffered what he called “a mild heart attack” on Feb. 20 and required triple-bypass surgery, the former city councilman said Tuesday.

Gajewski, 53, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor last year, is the music director and conductor of the National Philharmonic in residence at .

His illness forced him to miss concerts last week, he said during a telephone interview while recovering at home in King Farm.

Gajewski, whose schedule includes performances ranging from to performances around the world, is next scheduled to appear with The National Philharmonic for two concerts in late April.

“I expect to be conducting those,” he said.

Peter Mork February 29, 2012 at 12:28 PM
Best wishes, and a speedy recovery.
Jeff Hawkins February 29, 2012 at 01:00 PM
Get well soon...
Jeff Hawkins February 29, 2012 at 06:53 PM
@Theresa Oh noooo! I didn't know that. My sister once "won" a date with him, it was some kind of a dance contest and she won and a date with Davey was the prize.....1966 or 1967 I believe? Cheer up....sleepy Jean.
Brigitta Mullican February 29, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Sorry to hear of the triple-bypass surgery. That is no fun for any individual. Best wishes for a good recovery. Hope the health care is good.

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