The dark stone urn with the ashes of Poland s pianist and composer Wojciech Kilar placed in front of the altar during the composer s state funeral at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Katowice, Poland, on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Mourners, including Culture Minister Bogdan Zdrojewski, hailed Kilar, a symphonic composer, as a glorious figure in Polish and European music. He gained fame writing film scores for Oscar-winning "The Pianist" and "Bram Stoker's Dracula." Kilar, 81, died of cancer on Sunday Dec. 29, 2013, in his hometown of Katowice. POLAND OUT