Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Chopin, Frederick

(1810-1849), Polish pianist and composer, son of French father and Polish mother, born in Zelazowa Wola, near Warsaw, learned to play piano at young age from his mother, then from professional teachers of Warsaw Conservatory, began playing charity concerts and started to compose, toured Germany, Vienna, and London as a virtuoso pianist, in 1831 he went to Paris and had a successful concert, subsequently stayed in Paris for the rest of his life, he had relationship with Madam Dudevant(known as "George Sand") in 1836 and ended in 1844, continued to give concerts in England, but his health declining, and died in October 18, 1849.
(There are many more stamps of Chopin, this website is not intended to display all of them).

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