Fryderyk Chopin – Polish composer and pianist.

One of the greatest composers of Romanticism.

Fryderyk Chopin interesting facts

1. Fryderyk Chopin was born 209 years ago. He died 170 years ago (data: May 2019).

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2. At the age of 6, he began his first piano lessons.

3. He wrote the piece “Polonaise in G minor” at the age of 7.

4. On February 24, 1818, he performed for the first time in public, at a charity concert.

5. At the age of 21, he moved to France for good.

6. He was called “the poet of the piano”.

7. On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth, 2010 was the Year of Fryderyk Chopin.

8. Chopin on his deathbed asked for his heart to be sent to Warsaw. After autopsy, it was placed in a jar filled with alcohol and transported secretly to Poland.

9. In 1837 he rejected the title of “First Pianist of His Imperial Majesty the Tsar of Russia”, which prevented him from returning to Poland.

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Fryderyk Chopin questions and answers

Where and when was Fryderyk Chopin born?

Fryderyk Chopin was born on March 1, 1810 in the city of Żelazowa Wola (Poland).

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How many years did Fryderyk Chopin live?

Fryderyk Chopin lived in the age of 39.

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How tall was Fryderyk Chopin?

Fryderyk Chopin was about 170 cm tall.

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What sign of the Zodiac was Fryderyk Chopin from?


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What was the cause of his death?

He died of tuberculosis.

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Where and when did Fryderyk Chopin die?

Fryderyk Chopin died on October 17, 1849 in the city of Paris (France).

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