If any of the great composers have a staying power that defies genre and time period, Frédéric Chopin was most certainly one of them.
You can find his work being played with cherished delight by any budding pianist, and his music serves as a constant backdrop and mainstay for piano concertos worldwide. But what do we really know about Frédéric Chopin?
A child prodigy, Frederic Chopin was a transplant from Poland who took the artistic world of Paris by storm. He was never completely at ease in his surroundings, but he took the pain of an eternal outsider and used it as a transformative force not only in his life but in the lives of countless others to come. In this book, you will find the life and legacy of the composer and piano virtuoso Frédéric Chopin explored in full.
Discover a plethora of topics such as
- Early Life of a Child Prodigy
- Success in Paris
- Chopin’s Illness
- Relationship with George Sand
- Chopin’s Final Tour
- Late Life and Death
- And much more!