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What Happened on October 17, 1849

Article: Chopin: The Day the Music Died

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFrederic Chopin

Frederic Chopin, Polish-French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), dies of at 39

Composer Frederic Chopin
Composer
Frederic Chopin

1849 Highlights

About October 17, 1849

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra