Articles by Barbara Smolenska-Zielinska

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (22 Feb or 1 Mar 1810 – 17 Oct 1849)
Barbara Smolenska-Zielinska | Our Chopin – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Feb 2021

The musical talent of Fryderyk became apparent extremely early on, and it was compared with the childhood genius of Mozart. Already at the age of 7, he was the author of two polonaises…. In the summer of 1849, Ludwika Jedrzejewiczowa, the eldest sister of the composer, came from Warsaw to take care of her ill brother. On 17 October 1849, Chopin died of pulmonary tuberculosis in his Parisian flat in the Place Vendôme. He was buried in the Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris.

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (22 Feb or 1 Mar 1810 – 17 Oct 1849)
Barbara Smolenska-Zielinska | Our Chopin – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Feb 2020

The musical talent of Fryderyk became apparent extremely early on, and it was compared with the childhood genius of Mozart. Already at the age of 7, he was the author of two polonaises…. In the summer of 1849, Ludwika Jedrzejewiczowa, the eldest sister of the composer, came from Warsaw to take care of her ill brother. On 17 October 1849, Chopin died of pulmonary tuberculosis in his Parisian flat in the Place Vendôme. He was buried in the Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris.

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (22 Feb or 1 Mar 1810 – 17 Oct 1849)
Barbara Smolenska-Zielinska – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Feb 2019

The musical talent of Fryderyk became apparent extremely early on, and it was compared with the childhood genius of Mozart. Already at the age of 7, Fryderyk was the author of two polonaises (in G minor and B flat major), the first being published in the engraving workshop of Father Cybulski. The prodigy was featured in the Warsaw newspapers, and “little Chopin” became the attraction and ornament of receptions given in the aristocratic salons of the capital.

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (22 Feb or 1 Mar 1810 – 17 Oct 1849)
Barbara Smolenska-Zielinska | Our Chopin – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2018

On 17 October 1849, Chopin died of pulmonary tuberculosis in his Parisian flat in the Place Vendôme. He was buried in the Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris. In accordance with his will, however, his heart, taken from his body after death, was brought by his sister to Warsaw where it was placed in an urn installed in a pillar of the Holy Cross church in Krakowskie Przedmiscie.

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Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (22 Feb or 1 Mar 1810 – 17 Oct 1849)
Barbara Smolenska-Zielinska – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Feb 2017

The musical talent of Fryderyk became apparent extremely early on, and it was compared with the childhood genius of Mozart. Already at the age of 7, Chopin was the author of two polonaises.

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