Dr hab. Alina Mądry, prof. UAM – musicologist, associate professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, the head of the Scientific and Editorial Board of the Complete Works of Henryk Wieniawski, member of the Research and Editorial Team of Jasna Góra Musical Sources, secretary of the Musicology Committee of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences, associate of the Archdiocesan Archive in Poznań, founder and president of the Musica Patria Association. In the years 2012 – 2016 she worked as a curator at the Museum of Musical Instruments in Poznań, a branch of the National Museum. The author of two books, source critical edition, numerous scientific and popular science articles. She has participated in more than fifty national and international scientific conferences. She has conducted research grants related to the editing of musical sources. In her activities, both scientific and popularizing, she concentrates primarily on issues related to Polish and European music from the end of the 17th to the first half of the 19th century. She is seeking, discovering and editing the unknown sources of Polish Music.