Fryderyk Chopin
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1810-02-22
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Frédéric François Chopin (22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a French-Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era, who wrote primarily for the solo piano. He gained and has maintained renown ...

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Frédéric François Chopin (22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a French-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 generation." Chopin was born in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw, and grew up in Warsaw, which after 1815 became part of Congress Poland. A child prodigy, he completed his musical education and composed many of his works in Warsaw before leaving Poland at the age of 20, less than a month before the outbreak of the November 1830 Uprising.

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Ballade for piano no. 2 (Op.38) in F major
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Ballade for piano no. 2 (Op.38) in F major Ballade for piano no. 2 (Op.38) in F major Ballade for piano no. 2 (Op.38) in F major Ballade for piano no. 2 (Op.38) in F major
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Prelude for piano (Op.45) in C sharp minor
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Prelude for piano (Op.45) in C sharp minor Prelude for piano (Op.45) in C sharp minor Prelude for piano (Op.45) in C sharp minor Prelude for piano (Op.45) in C sharp minor
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Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35 - 1st mvt.
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Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35 - 1st mvt. Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35 - 1st mvt. Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35 - 1st mvt. Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35 - 1st mvt.
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Lunchtime Concert: Chopin - Andante spianato
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Lunchtime Concert: Chopin - Andante spianato Lunchtime Concert: Chopin - Andante spianato Lunchtime Concert: Chopin - Andante spianato Lunchtime Concert: Chopin - Andante spianato
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Etude in C sharp minor (Op. 25, No.7)
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Etude in C sharp minor (Op. 25, No.7) Etude in C sharp minor (Op. 25, No.7) Etude in C sharp minor (Op. 25, No.7) Etude in C sharp minor (Op. 25, No.7)
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Etude for Cello & Piano
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Etude for Cello & Piano Etude for Cello & Piano Etude for Cello & Piano Etude for Cello & Piano
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Berceuse in D flat, Op 57
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Berceuse in D flat, Op 57 Berceuse in D flat, Op 57 Berceuse in D flat, Op 57 Berceuse in D flat, Op 57
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Nocturne in D flat major (Op.27 No.2)
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Nocturne in D flat major (Op.27 No.2) Nocturne in D flat major (Op.27 No.2) Nocturne in D flat major (Op.27 No.2) Nocturne in D flat major (Op.27 No.2)
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4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.68), no.4 in F minor;
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4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.68), no.4 in F minor; 4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.68), no.4 in F minor; 4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.68), no.4 in F minor; 4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.68), no.4 in F minor;
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Nocturne in G, Op. 37`2
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Nocturne in G, Op. 37`2 Nocturne in G, Op. 37`2 Nocturne in G, Op. 37`2 Nocturne in G, Op. 37`2
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Berceuse for piano (Op.57) in D flat major
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Berceuse for piano (Op.57) in D flat major Berceuse for piano (Op.57) in D flat major Berceuse for piano (Op.57) in D flat major Berceuse for piano (Op.57) in D flat major
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3 Mazurkas Op.50 for piano
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3 Mazurkas Op.50 for piano 3 Mazurkas Op.50 for piano 3 Mazurkas Op.50 for piano 3 Mazurkas Op.50 for piano
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Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor Op.31 for piano
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Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor Op.31 for piano Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor Op.31 for piano Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor Op.31 for piano Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor Op.31 for piano
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Berceuse, Op 57
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Berceuse, Op 57 Berceuse, Op 57 Berceuse, Op 57 Berceuse, Op 57
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Grand duo concertant sur des thèmes de Robert le diable B.70
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Grand duo concertant sur des thèmes de Robert le diable B.70 Grand duo concertant sur des thèmes de Robert le diable B.70 Grand duo concertant sur des thèmes de Robert le diable B.70 Grand duo concertant sur des thèmes de Robert le diable B.70
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III. March funèbre: Lento (Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35)
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III. March funèbre: Lento (Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35) III. March funèbre: Lento (Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35) III. March funèbre: Lento (Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35) III. March funèbre: Lento (Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35)
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4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.33), no.2 in D major
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4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.33), no.2 in D major 4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.33), no.2 in D major 4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.33), no.2 in D major 4 Mazurkas for piano (Op.33), no.2 in D major
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Variations on 'Non piu mesta' from Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' for flute & piano
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Variations on 'Non piu mesta' from Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' for flute & piano Variations on 'Non piu mesta' from Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' for flute & piano Variations on 'Non piu mesta' from Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' for flute & piano Variations on 'Non piu mesta' from Rossini's 'La Cenerentola' for flute & piano
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Nocturne No. 9 in B major Op. 32 No. 1; Nocturne No. 11 in G minor Op. 37 No. 1
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Nocturne No. 9 in B major Op. 32 No. 1; Nocturne No. 11 in G minor Op. 37 No. 1 Nocturne No. 9 in B major Op. 32 No. 1; Nocturne No. 11 in G minor Op. 37 No. 1 Nocturne No. 9 in B major Op. 32 No. 1; Nocturne No. 11 in G minor Op. 37 No. 1 Nocturne No. 9 in B major Op. 32 No. 1; Nocturne No. 11 in G minor Op. 37 No. 1
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Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.2) in A minor
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Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.2) in A minor Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.2) in A minor Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.2) in A minor Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.2) in A minor
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Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 no 1
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Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 no 1 Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 no 1 Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 no 1 Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 no 1
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Grande Valse Brillante in E Flat Op.18
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Grande Valse Brillante in E Flat Op.18 Grande Valse Brillante in E Flat Op.18 Grande Valse Brillante in E Flat Op.18 Grande Valse Brillante in E Flat Op.18
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Noctures Op. 27, No. 1 & 2
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Noctures Op. 27, No. 1 & 2 Noctures Op. 27, No. 1 & 2 Noctures Op. 27, No. 1 & 2 Noctures Op. 27, No. 1 & 2
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24 Preludes Op.28 for piano: no.15 in D flat major; 'Raindrop'
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24 Preludes Op.28 for piano: no.15 in D flat major; 'Raindrop' 24 Preludes Op.28 for piano: no.15 in D flat major; 'Raindrop' 24 Preludes Op.28 for piano: no.15 in D flat major; 'Raindrop' 24 Preludes Op.28 for piano: no.15 in D flat major; 'Raindrop'
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Waltz in A Flat, Op.64 No.3
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Waltz in A Flat, Op.64 No.3 Waltz in A Flat, Op.64 No.3 Waltz in A Flat, Op.64 No.3 Waltz in A Flat, Op.64 No.3
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Waltz in D flat major Op.42 no.1 for piano (Minute) re-tooled Marc-André Hamelin
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Waltz in D flat major Op.42 no.1 for piano (Minute) re-tooled Marc-André Hamelin Waltz in D flat major Op.42 no.1 for piano (Minute) re-tooled Marc-André Hamelin Waltz in D flat major Op.42 no.1 for piano (Minute) re-tooled Marc-André Hamelin Waltz in D flat major Op.42 no.1 for piano (Minute) re-tooled Marc-André Hamelin
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Waltz in A flat major Op.69`1 (L'Adieu) for piano
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Waltz in A flat major Op.69`1 (L'Adieu) for piano Waltz in A flat major Op.69`1 (L'Adieu) for piano Waltz in A flat major Op.69`1 (L'Adieu) for piano Waltz in A flat major Op.69`1 (L'Adieu) for piano
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Mazurka op. 24 no.2 in C major for piano
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Mazurka op. 24 no.2 in C major for piano Mazurka op. 24 no.2 in C major for piano Mazurka op. 24 no.2 in C major for piano Mazurka op. 24 no.2 in C major for piano
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Mazurka No. 32 in C sharp minor, Op.50 No.3
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Mazurka No. 32 in C sharp minor, Op.50 No.3 Mazurka No. 32 in C sharp minor, Op.50 No.3 Mazurka No. 32 in C sharp minor, Op.50 No.3 Mazurka No. 32 in C sharp minor, Op.50 No.3
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24 Preludes for piano (Op.28), no.8 in F sharp minor;
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24 Preludes for piano (Op.28), no.8 in F sharp minor; 24 Preludes for piano (Op.28), no.8 in F sharp minor; 24 Preludes for piano (Op.28), no.8 in F sharp minor; 24 Preludes for piano (Op.28), no.8 in F sharp minor;
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Biography

Frédéric François Chopin (22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a French-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 generation." Chopin was born in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw, and grew up in Warsaw, which after 1815 became part of Congress Poland. A child prodigy, he completed his musical education and composed many of his works in Warsaw before leaving Poland at the age of 20, less than a month before the outbreak of the November 1830 Uprising.

At the age of 21 he settled in Paris. Thereafter, during the last 18 years of his life, he gave only some 30 public performances, preferring the more intimate atmosphere of the salon. He supported himself by selling his compositions and teaching piano, for which he was in high demand. Chopin formed a friendship with Franz Liszt and was admired by many of his musical contemporaries, including Robert Schumann. In 1835 he obtained French citizenship. After a failed engagement to a Polish girl, from 1837 to 1847 he maintained an often troubled relationship with the French writer George Sand. A brief and unhappy visit to Majorca with Sand in 1838–39 was one of his most productive periods of composition. In his last years, he was financially supported by his admirer Jane Stirling, who also arranged for him to visit Scotland in 1848. Through most of his life, Chopin suffered from poor health. He died in Paris in 1849, probably of tuberculosis.

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