In Memoriam: Wanda Wilk, 88

USC alumna Wanda Wilk, a philanthropist, educator and patron of Polish music, died in her Los Angeles home on Feb. 18 after a long illness. She was 88. Wilk, along with her husband Dr. Stefan P. Wilk (1917-2008), was a joint founder of the USC Thornton Polish Music Center and also served as the center’s director for its first 10 years. After retiring in 1996, she continued as the center’s honorary director, lending advice and support to the two subsequent directors and the staff.

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