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Fryderyk Chopin

William G. Atwood

Fryderyk Chopin

pianist from Warsaw

by William G. Atwood

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.,
  • Pianists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam G. Atwood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.C54 A77 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 305 p. :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2719643M
    ISBN 100231064063
    LC Control Number86012986

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    Fryderyk Chopin was born in Żelazowa Wola, 46 kilometres (29 miles) west of Warsaw, in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw, a Polish state established by parish baptismal record gives his birthday as 22 February , and cites his given names in the Latin form Fridericus Franciscus (in Polish, he was Fryderyk Franciszek). However, the composer and his family used the birthdate 1.   The story of Chopin actually begins in France, where Fryderyk’s father, Nicolas Chopin, grew up, the son of a winemaker. However, the young Nicolas left the Alsace region of France for Poland Author: Richard Horan.


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Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary sources located in archives in Warsaw, Paris, London, New York, and Washington, D.C., Alan Walker’s monumental Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times is the most comprehensive biography of the great Polish composer to appear in English in more than a century.

Walker’s work is a corrective biography, intended to dispel the Brand: Picador. Atwood's third book on Chopin (Fryderyk Chopin: Pianist from Warsaw) views the Fryderyk Chopin book life against the backdrop of Paris, from Chopin's arrival in until his death in Atwood captures historical details of the City of Light, nicely describing, for example, the Polish emigre community and the city's leading salon by: 7.

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Let us note at this point that Henryk F. Nowaczyk, in quoting a work by Tadeusz A. Zieliński,[6] cites Julian Fontana, who, in the preface to his posthumous edition of Chopin’s works (Berlin: Schlesinger,book I), states in the first footnote (tr.

from the French) that ‘Chopin was born on 1 Marchand notas most of his. Frederic Chopin, Polish French composer and pianist of the Romantic period, best known for his solo pieces for piano and his piano concerti. Although he wrote little but piano works, Chopin ranks as one of music’s greatest tone poets by reason of his superfine imagination and fastidious craftsmanship.

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