History Music / FryderykChopin

11th Mar '15 11:25:20 AM Patachou
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He is mentioned as being dead in the song "Decomposing Composers" by Creator/MichaelPalin sang on Creator/MontyPython's ''Audioplay/MontyPythonsContractualObligationAlbum''.
28th Nov '14 9:35:36 PM mlsmithca
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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin (his father was French-born) (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin (his father was French-born) (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s mazurkas and [=polonaise=]s.polonaises. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]
28th Nov '14 1:52:04 PM Classicalfan626
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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his (his father was French French-born) (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]
13th Jan '14 7:07:56 AM Orihime
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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughfDeath tuberculosis.]]

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughfDeath [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]
13th Jan '14 7:07:33 AM Orihime
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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He had an affair with writer George Sand at some point, before dying unfortunately young in 1849 of tuberculosis.

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand Sand]] at some point, before dying [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young young]] in 1849 of tuberculosis.
[[IncurableCoughfDeath tuberculosis.]]
11th Jul '13 1:48:58 PM rossyxan
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11th Jul '13 1:47:29 PM rossyxan
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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He had an affair with writer George Sand at some point, before dying unfortunately young in 1849 of tuberculosis.

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (also Chopin, also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French) French (1 March 1810 - 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer from the Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known [=mazurka=]s and [=polonaise=]s. He had an affair with writer George Sand at some point, before dying unfortunately young in 1849 of tuberculosis.
21st Jan '13 6:13:44 PM JIKTV
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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French) was a Polish composer from the RomanticEra of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known {{mazurka}}s and {{polonaise}}s. He had an affair with writer GeorgeSand at some point, before dying unfortunately young in 1849 of tuberculosis.

A fictional (with ''lots'' of artistic liberties) depiction of him serves as the main character of ''EternalSonata'' (because [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff Japanese Love Frederic Chopin]]).

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French) was a Polish composer from the RomanticEra Romantic Era of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known {{mazurka}}s [=mazurka=]s and {{polonaise}}s. [=polonaise=]s. He had an affair with writer GeorgeSand George Sand at some point, before dying unfortunately young in 1849 of tuberculosis.

A fictional (with ''lots'' of artistic liberties) depiction of him serves as the main character of ''EternalSonata'' ''VideoGame/EternalSonata'' (because [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff Japanese Love Frederic Chopin]]).



* the Funeral March that serves as the slow movement of his second piano {{sonata}} (B-flat minor, Op. 35)

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* the Funeral March that serves as the slow movement of his second piano {{sonata}} [=sonata=] (B-flat minor, Op. 35)



* the Waltz in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, popularly known as the MinuteWaltz (Petit Chien)

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* the Waltz in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, popularly known as the MinuteWaltz Minute Waltz (Petit Chien)
21st Jan '13 6:11:56 PM JIKTV
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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (also known by the French version of his name, Frédéric François Chopin -- his father was French) was a Polish composer from the RomanticEra of ClassicalMusic. Born in 1810 in Poland, he wrote almost exclusively for the piano, and his works are well-known for both their lyrical content and technical demands. When Russia invaded Poland, he left his home country, [[TearJerker never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known {{mazurka}}s and {{polonaise}}s. He had an affair with writer GeorgeSand at some point, before dying unfortunately young in 1849 of tuberculosis.

A fictional (with ''lots'' of artistic liberties) depiction of him serves as the main character of ''EternalSonata'' (because [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff Japanese Love Frederic Chopin]]).

Some of his more famous works include:
* the Fantasie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor, Op. 66
* the Funeral March that serves as the slow movement of his second piano {{sonata}} (B-flat minor, Op. 35)
* the "Revolutionary Etude", the Étude in C minor, Op. 10 #12
* the Nocturne in E-flat major, Op. 9 #2
* the Waltz in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, popularly known as the MinuteWaltz (Petit Chien)
* the Polonaise in A flat Major, Op. 53. Also known as the "Heroic Polonaise".
* the Ballade in G minor, Op. 23, No. 1

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