Frederic Chopin life and works

Frederic Chopin was born in 1810. This was the birth of the early pianos. A shift from harpsichords to pianos. He had three sisters, and lived a short life dying at age 39, of lung disease. Probably tuberculosis. Diagnosis was crude back then. His favorite piano was Pleyel manufactured in Paris. He was born just … Read more

Frédéric François Chopin Complete Works List

compiled by Roman Mueller (Revision 2 – 11/18/97) Lost Works Polonaise For pianoforte, composed 1818. Presented by Chopin to the Empress Maria Teodorowna, mother of the Czar, on the occasion of her visit to Warszawa on 26 Sep 1818. Polonaise For pianoforte, composed 1818. Presented by Chopin to the Empress Maria Teodorowna, mother of the … Read more