Frédéric Chopin

  • Frédéric Chopin's birth

    Frédéric Chopin's birth
    He was born in Zelazowa Wola, Varsovia. Frédéric and his sisters grew in an environment in which the taste for the culture in general, and the music especially was considerable.
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    Frédéric Chopin's life

  • Musical life

    Musical life
    When he was 6 years old had a very good music teacher, Wojciech Żywny, violinist lover of Bach's music and Mozart. One year later he composed his first work, called Polonesa en G minor. In 1818, when he was 8 years old, he played the piano very well and did his first concert.
  • He finished his studies.

    He finished his studies.
    In this year he finished and began giving lessons with the director of the High School of Music of Vasorvia and gave lessons of piano and organ.
  • He finished his studies in The Liceo.

    He finished his studies in The Liceo.
    The 27 of this month he graduated cum laude, an academic degree. In this time his composed sonata for piano n. º 1 in C minor.
  • Viena.

    In this year he travelled to Viena as the first player in other country. He had very much successful.
  • Works

    He put on his Balada Op. 52, la Polonesa Op. 53, el Scherzo Op. 54, el Impromptu Op. 51 and las Mazurcas Op. 56.
  • Other work.

    Other work.
    In this year he began composing the sonata in B minor.
  • He started to be ill.

    In this year, before he died, he wrote many letters to his friends.
  • Death.

    He died because of his weakness.