He studied violin with Józef Jarzębski at Warsaw Conservatory and with André Gertler at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (1947–1948). Leader of Sopot Philharmonic Orchestra from 1945. From 1949 he taught at Warsaw’s State Higher School of Music, whose vice-chancellor he was in 1973–1975, and where he organised an Institute of Music Pedagogy. He also taught at the Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington (1965–1986).
Wroński gave performances throughout Europe as well as in Hong Kong, India, Iran, Japan, and the United States. He performed with orchestras, in a duo with Władysław Szpilman, with his own string quartet, and the Warsaw Quintet.
He was one of the originators of the International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań. He sat on the juries of violin, chamber music, and violin-making competitions in Leipzig, Poznań, Liége, Paris, Odense, and others.
In 1990 he founded the Tadeusz Wroński Solo Violin Competition (international since 1997). He was an expert on string instrument making and co-founder of the Polish Union of Artist Violin Makers (SPAL).
Wroński prepared numerous editions of violin music and wrote books: Problems of Violin Performance (4 vols), Gifted or Not, and What There’s No Time to Talk About in Class.
He had his own broadcast Professor Wroński’s Dynasty and the cycle Conversations with the Maestro on Polish Radio. His accolades include, among others, the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta, an order from the Shah of Iran, and an honorary doctorate of the Chopin Academy of Music.

Phot. Stanisław Ekier
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