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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]] (or, if you want to get really technical, [[PokemonOpalAndGarnet show-PAH~(n)]]) and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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, [[YouCantGoHomeAgain never to see it again]]. He nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known mazurkas and polonaises. 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[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]] (or, if you want to get really technical, [[PokemonOpalAndGarnet show-PAH~(n)]]) "[[Fanfic/PokemonOpalAndGarnet show-PAH~(n)]]") and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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, [[YouCantGoHomeAgain never to see it again]]. He nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known mazurkas and polonaises. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]



* The ''WebComic/HarkAVagrant'' comic ''[[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=302 Chopin and Liszt]]'' focuses on his friendly rivalry with Franz Liszt.
-->'''Chopin:''' Unrelated, we are both on the cover of ''Enormous Ego'' this week.
-->'''Liszt:''' Only this week?

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* The ''WebComic/HarkAVagrant'' ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant'' comic ''[[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=302 Chopin and Liszt]]'' focuses on his friendly rivalry with Franz Liszt.
-->'''Chopin:''' Unrelated, we are both on the cover of ''Enormous Ego'' this week.
-->'''Liszt:'''
week.\\
'''Liszt:'''
Only this week?


Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]], and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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, [[YouCantGoHomeAgain never to see it again]]. He nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known mazurkas and polonaises. 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[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]], "show-pun"]] (or, if you want to get really technical, [[PokemonOpalAndGarnet show-PAH~(n)]]) and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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, [[YouCantGoHomeAgain never to see it again]]. He nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known mazurkas and polonaises. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]


* The film ''{{Impromptu}}'' (1991) is a fictionalized account of his relationship with George Sand.

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* The film ''{{Impromptu}}'' ''Film/{{Impromptu}}'' (1991) is a fictionalized account of his relationship with George Sand.



* He is mentioned as being dead in the song "Decomposing Composers" by Creator/MichaelPalin sang on Creator/MontyPython's ''Audioplay/MontyPythonsContractualObligationAlbum''.

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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''.

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* ''VideoGame/FredericResurrectionOfMusic'' stars an undead Chopin fighting against the greed and soullessness of the modern music industry.

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* The film ''{{Impromptu}}'' (1991) is a fictionalized account of his relationship with George Sand.

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* The ''WebComic/HarkAVagrant'' comic ''[[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=302 Chopin and Liszt]]'' focuses on his friendly rivalry with Franz Liszt.
-->'''Chopin:''' Unrelated, we are both on the cover of ''Enormous Ego'' this week.
-->'''Liszt:''' Only this week?


* He and seven other Classical composers appear in ''Anime/{{Classicaloid}}'' as having been reborn into the modern day Japan. Chopin in particular is now a {{Hikkomori}} who is best friends with Franz Liszt.

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* He and seven other Classical composers appear in ''Anime/{{Classicaloid}}'' as having been reborn into the modern day Japan. Chopin in particular is now a {{Hikkomori}} {{Hikikomori}} who is best friends with Franz Liszt.


* He and seven other Classical composers appear in "Classicaloid" as having been reborn into the modern day Japan. Chopin in particular is now a hikikomori who is best friends with Franz Liszt.

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* He and seven other Classical composers appear in "Classicaloid" ''Anime/{{Classicaloid}}'' as having been reborn into the modern day Japan. Chopin in particular is now a hikikomori {{Hikkomori}} who is best friends with Franz Liszt.


Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]], and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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, [[YouCantGoHomeAgain never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known mazurkas and polonaises. 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[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]], and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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, [[YouCantGoHomeAgain never to see it again]], but again]]. He nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known mazurkas and polonaises. 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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* He and seven other Classical composers appear in "Classicaloid" as having been reborn into the modern day Japan. Chopin in particular is now a hikikomori who is best friends with Franz Liszt.


Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]], and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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 mazurkas and polonaises. 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[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]], and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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 [[YouCantGoHomeAgain never to see it again]], but nevertheless kept his national spirit through his writing of some of the best-known mazurkas and polonaises. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]



* 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

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* the Fantasie-Impromptu Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor, Op. 66
* the Funeral March that serves as the slow movement of his second piano [=sonata=] sonata (B-flat minor, Op. 35)
* the "Revolutionary Etude", the Étude in C minor, Op. 10 #12
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* the Nocturne in E-flat major, Op. 9 #2No. 2


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 mazurkas and polonaises. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]

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

He is mentioned as being dead in the song "Decomposing Composers" by Creator/MichaelPalin sang on Creator/MontyPython's ''Audioplay/MontyPythonsContractualObligationAlbum''.

Some of his more famous works include:

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, Chopin[[note]][[ItIsPronouncedTroPAY pronounced as "show-pan" or "show-pun"]], and no, it doesn't rhyme with "choppin'" or "shoppin'"[[/note]], 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 mazurkas and polonaises. He [[MasculineGirlFeminineBoy had an affair with writer George Sand]] at some point, before [[TooCoolToLive dying]] [[IllBoy unfortunately young]] in 1849 of [[IncurableCoughOfDeath tuberculosis.]]

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

He is mentioned as being dead in the song "Decomposing Composers" by Creator/MichaelPalin sang on Creator/MontyPython's ''Audioplay/MontyPythonsContractualObligationAlbum''.

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!!Some of his more famous works include:


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!!Chopin in fiction:
* A fictional (with ''lots'' of artistic liberties) depiction of him serves as the main character of ''VideoGame/EternalSonata'' (because [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff the Japanese love Frederic Chopin]]).
* He is mentioned as being dead in the song "Decomposing Composers" by Creator/MichaelPalin sang on Creator/MontyPython's ''Audioplay/MontyPythonsContractualObligationAlbum''.

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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''.


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.]]

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