Frédéric François Chopin [n 1] (born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin; [n 2] [n 3] 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic period, who wrote primarily for solo piano. He has maintained worldwide renown as a leading musician of his era, one whose "poetic genius was based on a professional ...
Frédéric Chopin, French in full Frédéric François Chopin, Polish Fryderyk Franciszek Szopen, (born March 1, 1810 [see Researcher’s Note: Chopin’s birth date], Żelazowa Wola, near Warsaw, Duchy of Warsaw [now in Poland]—died October 17, 1849, Paris, France), Polish French composer and pianist of the Romantic period, best known for his solo pieces for piano and his piano concerti.
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Chopin on Scotland: 'Beautiful country' and 'doubly brilliant' but 'every creature here seems to have a screw loose' – Laura Waddell
Chopin mentions fees of £100 and £60, which he was “counting on earning". Some performers are on the same kind of money today. Theatre review: I Lost My Virginity to Chopin’s Nocturne in B-Flat Minor,
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Aug 24, 2015 · Chopin was born Fryderyk Franciszek Szopen on March 1, 1810, in the small village of Zelazowa Wola, Duchy of Warsaw (now Poland). His father, Nicholas, was a French émigré who was working as a ...