Fryderyk Chopin

Topics: Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt, Warsaw Pages: 3 (770 words) Published: February 27, 2007
CHOPIN,FRYDERYK FRANCISZEK (1810 ¡V1849)

Was a very famous composer that lived on romantic era, he was a friend of Franz liszt ¡V also a composer. He composed lots of compositions, many of them are very famous and priceless for classical music. Almost Chopin¡¦s compositions are for piano and voices, but he also composed for orchestra and cello concertos.

BIRTH:
„³ MANY DATES HAVE BEEN GIVEN AS THE EXACT DATE, THAT ARE MARCH 1ST, MARCH 3RD MARCH 5TH (ST. FREDERIC'S DAY), AND FEBRUARY 22ND 1810 ARE POSSIBLE DATES „³BORN IN THE VILLAGE OF ZELAZOWA-WOLA, NEAR WARSAW, POLAND

FAMILY:
FATHER: NICOLAS CHOPIN (WORKED AS A BOOKKEEPER AND TEACHER)(1770-1844). MOTHER: JUSTYNA (1784-1861)
SISTERS:ISABELLA (1811-1881)
LUDWIKA (1807-1855)
EMILIA (1813-1827)

ACCORDING TO THE REFERENCES, CHOPIN KNOWN AS A VERY PRODUCTIVE COMPOSER. A REFERENCE SAID THAT HE CREATES FOR ABOUT 229 COMPOSITIONS, 70 OF THEM ARE NOT PUBLISHED. BUT IN OTHER REFERENCE, CHOPIN HAD BEEN KNOWN FOR COMPOSING ABOUT 246 COMPOSITION, SEVERAL ARE LOST. HIS COMPOSITION INCLUDING MARZURKAS, BARCAROLLE, POLONAISE, WATZES,CONSERTOS,ETUDE OR STUDIES, MARCH, IMPROMPTUS, SCHERZOS, SONATAS, NOCTURNES, BALLADS, PRELUDES, FANTASIA, BARCAROLLE, TRIOS, BOLERO, RONDO, AND SONGS.

EXAMPLE COMPOSITION OF THE FAMOUS ONES ARE:
-MINUTE WALTZ (VALSE, OP 64 NO 1)
-NOCTURNE OP. 9 NO. 2
-FANTASIA IMPROMPTU OP. 66
-POLONAISE IN A MAJOR, OPUS 40 NO. 1
-THE POLONAISE IN A FLAT, OPUS 53
-THE POLONAISE- FANTAISIE, OPUS 61
-REVOLUTIONARY ETUDE OP 10 NO 3

CAUSE OF DEATH:
CHOPIN DIED AT TWO O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING ON OCTOBER 17TH , 1849. CHOPIN¡¦S DOCTOR,DR. CRUVEILHIER SAID THAT THE CAUSE OF DEATH ARE "TUBERCULOSIS OF THE LUNGS AND LARYNX.", OLD DISEASE WHICH HE HAD SUFFERED FOR OVER 12 YEARS AND WHICH HE PROBABLY INHERITED FROM HIS FATHER

SHORT CHRONOGRAPHICAL BIOGRAPHY
-HE BEGAN TAKING PIANO LESSONS AT AGE FOUR. HIS FIRST TEACHER IS WOJCIECH ZYWNY (1756 ¡V1842) -HIS FIRST...

References: - The Unofficial Frederic Chopin Homepage.
- Fryderyk Chopin ¡V A Chronological Biography.¡¨ . March 2000. Leszczynski, Krzysztof.
- The Life and Works of Frederick Chopin, By: Sheila Shah
(The_Life_and_Works_of_Frederick_Chopin.shtml)
- Biography Frederick Chopin, by Barbara Smolenska-Zielinska
(http://www.geocities.com/fredericchopin/main.html)
- http://www.geocities.com/darnbi/english/right.html
- The long suffering of Frederic Chopin. (19th century composer)(Special Report)
(Author/s: Adam K. Kubba , Issue: Jan, 1998 )
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