Jacek Cygan

Jacek Cygan-was born in 1950 inSosnowiec - a poet, songwriter and librettist. He created more than 1,000 lyrics for well-known artists of the Polish music scene, many of which became known hits.

The song with his lyrics won the second prize at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin in 1994.

The artist released three volumes of poetry: " Drobiazgi liryczne" Ed.: Oficyna Literacka, Kraków 1995, "Ambulanza" Wydawanictwo Bonobo, Warsaw 2005 and "Pies w tunelu" (The Dog in the Tunnel), Publishing Iskry, Warsaw 2011

He was awarded, among others J. literary award Twardowski's for "Ambulanza" and Hermenegilda Kociubińska Silver Inkwell Literary Prize for a book "Pies w tunelu" (The dog in the Tunnel). He is the author of lyrics for Santo Subito-Cantobiography of John Paul II. He also translated among many others Polish version of the musical "Notre-Dame de Paris" and the oratorio "Messiah" by George Frideric Handel.