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1810, Mar 11817-18481849, Oct 17
a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era, who wrote primarily for the solo piano. He gained and has maintained renown worldwide as one of the leading musicians of his era.
 Timeline (3)
03/01/1810-Frederic Chopin is born in Poland
04/26/1835-Frederic Chopin's Grand Polonaise Brillante premieres in Paris
02/16/1848-Frederic Chopin plays his final Paris concert
 Mentions (11)
Marcial del Adalid y Gurrea
...Moscheles and it is possible that he also studied with Frederic Chopin in Paris. Both men had an impact on the style...
Charles-Valentin Alkan
...1840s he was, alongside his friends and colleagues Frederic Chopin and Franz Liszt, among the leading virtuoso pianists...
Woldemar Bargiel
...co-editor of the complete editions of Schumann's and Frederic Chopin's works.
Alexander Dreyschock
...technical stunt was to play the left-hand arpeggios of Frederic Chopin's Revolutionary Étude in octaves.
Charles Halle
...often associated with Luigi Cherubini, Frédéric Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt and other musicians.
Hans Hampel
...character-pieces, strongly influenced by Schumann and Frederic Chopin, are evidence of his keyboard mastery. In such...
Adolf von Henselt
...own works and in those of Carl Maria von Weber and Frederic Chopin. His Piano Concerto in F minor, Op. 16 was once frequently...
Karol Kurpinski
...Kurpinski was one of the most revered composers before Frederic Chopin, and helped to lay the foundations of a national...
Maria Agata Szymanowska
...Poland—typify the stile brillant of the era preceding Frederic Chopin.
Vaclav Jan Tomasek
...later reached its apogee in the works of Schubert and Frederic Chopin. At first he remained loyal to the Classical style,...
Carl Maria von Weber
...(concert piece), which influenced composers such as Frederic Chopin, Liszt and Felix Mendelssohn. Weber's compositions...
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Frederic Chopin1810, Mar 11817
 
18481849, Oct 17

Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach1759, May 241780
 
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18301835, Aug 3
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18321838, Mar 2
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18351835, Sep 23
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18381838, Mar 24
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Johan Olof Wallin1779, Oct 151837
 
 
18391839, Jun 30
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Karol Kurpinski1785, Mar 61797
 
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 a Polish composer, conductor and pedagogue. Kurpinski was one of the most revered composers befor...
Erik Gustaf Geijer1783, Jan 121803
 
18461847, Apr 23
 a Swedish writer, historian, poet, philosopher, and composer. His writings served to promote Swed...
Felix Mendelssohn1809, Feb 31818
 
 
18471847, Nov 4
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Louis Antoine Jullien1812, Apr 231826
 
18521860, Mar 14
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Robert Schumann18101830
 
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18591859, Jul 8
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Gioachino Rossini17921804
 
18641868
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Stephen C. Massettunknown1840
 
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Friedrich von Flotow18121835
 
18761883
 a German composer. He is chiefly remembered for his opera Martha, which was popular in the 19th c...
Franz Liszt1811, Oct 221820
 
18851886, Jul 31
 a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger,...
Eduard Lassen1830, Apr 131844
 
18881904, Jan 15
 a Belgian-Danish composer and conductor. Although of Danish birth, he spent most of his career wo...
Wilhelm Kuhe1823, Dec 101844
 
19041912, Oct 8
 a German pianist and piano teacher, composer and administrator born in the city of Prague (modern...
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