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Chopin, Frederic

Frédéric François Chopin ( 22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era, who wrote primarily for the solo piano. He gained and has maintained renown worldwide as one of the leading musicians of his era, whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generatio... read more

Frédéric François Chopin ( 22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a Polish... read more

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