The Patron of the Society - Ferenc Liszt, a Hungarian pianist and composer, one of the greatest virtuosi in the history of music, had a great knowledge of Polish history and culture. He was acquainted with Fryderyk Chopin, Polish writers: Adam Mickiewicz, Juliusz Slowacki, Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, C.K. Norwid, outstanding violinists Karol Lipinski and Henryk Wieniawski, a famous painter Juliusz Kossak and a sculptor Cyprian Godebski.
Liszt partonized a great many Polish artists, who, largely thanks to his help, achieved their position. He was a worldwide admired interpreter and propagator of F. Chopin's output and the author of the first book about our distinguished musician. About 20 compositions of Liszt were inspired by Polish history and music.