Emil Młynarski was a musician born in Kibarty (Kybartai), Russia (now Lithuania) who studied violin and composition under prominent teachers like Leopold Auer, Anatoly Lyadov, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. He conducted the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and the Scottish Orchestra in Glasgow, premiering Karol Szymanowski's opera King Roger. Młynarski composed several works, including a symphony dedicated to his homeland and two violin concertos. He passed away in Warsaw at the age of 64 and had notable family connections to Polish poet and singer Wojciech Młynarski and his daughter Agata Młynarska, a Polish celebrity TV journalist. Młynarski's students included prominent musicians such as Pyotr Stolyarsky, Paul Kochanski, and Paul Kletzki.