Frederic Chopin

Composer Frederic Chopin Full Name: Frederic Chopin [Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin]
Nationality: Polish

Profession: Composer
Why Famous: His music, his status as one of music's earliest 'superstars', his association (if only indirect) with political insurrection, his amours and his early death have made him, in the public consciousness, a leading symbol of the Romantic era.

Born: March 1, 1810
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: ┼╗elazowa Wola, Duchy of Warsaw (now Poland)

Died: October 17, 1849 (aged 39)
Cause of Death: Tuberculosis

Historical Events in the Life of Frederic Chopin

  • 1835-04-26 Frederic Chopin's "Grand Polonaise Brillante" premieres in Paris

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