Penderecki, who blazed a trail in classical music with innovative religious and symphonic works, died after a long illness in his home city of Krakow.
Athletes and celebrities participated an online global music festival organised to raise funds for the purchase of medical supplies and to support fans confined to their homes.
As the pandemic continues to spread, governments across the Middle East are clamping down on the region's cherished traditions: No more massive weddings and celebrations.
Backed by delicate piano, strings and muted drums, "Murder Most Foul" retells the shooting of the former US President John F Kennedy while describing the evolution of 1960s counterculture.
Pakistan is the latest country to employ creative public safety campaigns to increase awareness.
Proceeds from the sale of the song will go to the foundation that supports the Invictus Games, a sporting event for sick and injured veterans.
All of the musicians will film themselves from homes with their cellphones or other equipment.
More and more people across the US are staying at home as the country's novel coronavirus death toll surpassed 1,000 with a total number of infection soaring to 70,000.
Disney+ launched in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland with reduced picture quality to ease data volumes flowing through networks amid the coronavirus pandemic.
"Albert Uderzo died in his sleep at his home in Neuilly after a heart attack that was not linked to the coronavirus," his son-in-law Bernard de Choisy said.
Governments across the region have shuttered schools forcing pupils to stay away in a bid to combat the virus, but at the risk of deepening an already worrying educational divide.
Sporting white coats, gloves and face masks, the men sprayed sanitisers across the vast museum halls, home to thousands of precious relics spanning Egypt's prehistoric era through the Roman period.
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