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Piano Favourites (CD), Masterwork, #YL99-8553170 Fryderyk Chopin [Frederic Chopin] / performed by Idil Biret
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Piano Favourites (CD), Masterwork, #YL99-8553170 Fryderyk Chopin [Frederic Chopin] / performed by Idil Biret

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Piano Favourites (CD), Masterwork, #YL99-8553170 : Fryderyk Chopin [Frederic Chopin] / performed by Idil Biret : CD Recording : CD : Masterwork
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Fryderyk Chopin was born in 1810 at Zelazowa Wola, near Warsaw. His father Nicolas Chopin was French by birth but had moved to Poland to work as an accounting clerk, later serving as tutor to the Laczynski family and thereafter to the family of Count Skarbek, one of whose poorer relatives he married. His subsequent career led him to the Warsaw Lyceum as a respected teacher of French, and it was there that his only son, Fryderyk, godson of Count Skarbek, whose Christian name he took, passed his childhood. Chopin showed an early talent for music. He learned the piano from his mother and later with the eccentric Adillbert Zywny, a violinist of Bohemian origin, and as fiercely Polish as Chopin's father. His later training in music was with Jozef Elsner, director of the Warsaw Conservatory, at first as a private pupil and then as a student of that institution.

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PublisherAlfred Publishing
Format CD
Genre Masterwork
Category CD Recording
Shipping Weight0.2   lbs
Alfred Publishing Item 99-8553170
Product Code YL99-8553170
UPC Code730099417020

Frederic Chopin : Composer
Fryderyk Chopin : Composer
Idil Biret : Artist

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