High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Paul Grabowsky is an Australian pianist and composer. Paul Grabowsky was born on 27 September 1958 in Lae, Papua New Guinea, his father Alistair had lived in Papua New Guinea with his wife Charlotte since the 1930s working on oil rigs, building roads, flying planes and playing the drums. His older brother Michael (born 1942) is also a musician (bass guitar) and worked as music coordinator/producer on some of Paul's films. Grabowsky grew up in Glen Waverley and began piano lessons when he was five years old. He studied the classical repertoire with Mack Jost, senior lecturer in piano at the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne from the age of seven until his university years. He attended Wesley College and it was that school's jazz band which introduced him to the genre.