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date: 18 October 2019

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek [Frédéric François]locked

(1810–1849)
  • Jim Samson

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Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek [Frédéric François] (1810–1849), composer and pianist, was born at Żelazowa Wola, near Warsaw, probably on 1 March 1810, the second of the four children of the Frenchman Nicolas (Mikołaj) Chopin (1771–1844), a tutor, and his Polish wife, Tekla-Justyna Krzyżanowska (1782–1861)...

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