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Fryderyk Chopin (Frédéric Chopin)

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Major Polish composer. Born in Żelazowa Wola on the 1/03/1810, died on the 17/10/1849 in Paris.

On of the most prominent Polish composers, born on 1st March, 1818 (or 22nd February, 1810) in... Read more about: Fryderyk Chopin (Frédéric Chopin) – Biography

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MUSICAL STYLE

Like all true pioneers, Chopin paid a heavy, albeit temporary, price for his audacity. In "... Read more about: The Origins of Chopin's Voice

Tadeusz Andrzej Zielinski writes on the phenomenon of the Frederic Chopin's music. Read more about: Chopin: different shades of genius

Chopin's music seemed to be a guiding spirit in Schumann's journalism. Schumann made his debut with... Read more about: Unrequited Love - Chopin and Schumann

AS A PERSON

When you consider that any professional pianist today would hope to have a minimum of 30... Read more about: Chopin in Concert - The Avid Dislike of Public Performance

Paris, 1842. No. 9 Place d’Orleans. Every week of the "season", from around the beginning of... Read more about: Chopin as Teacher

Why didn't Chopin use literary masterpieces for his song texts, like Schumann did? The answer to... Read more about: Chopin Could Do His Sums

Chopin died in 1849 and was buried at the Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. His heart, however, was... Read more about: Chopin's Gravest Fear

MASTERPIECES EXPLAINED

Culture.pl breaks down for you an iconic piece of Fryderyk Chopin - a composition almost... Read more about: Breaking it Down: Chopin's Sonata No. 2

Chopin's 24 Preludes are universally recognized as some of the composer's most characteristic works... Read more about: Breaking Down Chopin's 24 Preludes

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Fryderyk Chopin (Frédéric Chopin)

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With a noble, authoritative take on Chopin, Szymanowski and Beethoven, Rafał Blechacz performs in Japan's cultural centres: Kyoto, Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya. Read more about: Blechacz Shapes Music in Japan

In spite of this youth, Polish-Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki has already been afforded comparisons to Maurizio Pollini, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Krystian Zimermaneven - even called the Mozart of our times. Read more about: Jan Lisiecki on Poland and the Piano - Video Interview

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