Maciej Góralski

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Maciej Góralski. Photo sourced from Discogs

Maciej "Magura" Góralski is a Polish musician, poet and promoter of Buddhism.

He was active as drummer in Poland's early punk scene, including in bands such as the Walek Dzedzej Pank Bend, Kryzys, Deadlock, Bakszysz and Rastaar. He is a g graduate of the Faculty of Polish Studies at the University of Warsaw and underwent Postgraduate Studies in Museology and Cultural Activity. He has been an employee of the Asia and Pacific Museum since 1985, and currently serves as its curator. He also acts as a DJ. He translates Buddhist books, including those by the Dalai Lama, and collaborates with the "Lampa" and "Machina" music magazines. He was the presenter of Radiostacja and Radio Kampus, and the host of Jazz Radio for 3 years with his original music program "Velvet Underground". He ran two author's programs on Radio Roxy for a year: Księga Przemian and Fakt Forever.

He is the founder of the groups Zemsta Beatników (2003) and 2nd Hand Beatnix (2005), performing beatniks poetry (e.g. Ginsberg, Snyder, Kerouac).

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Text adapted from the Polish Wikipedia