Hektoen International

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Tag: The Chopin’s early illness

  • Chopin’s heart

    Wilfred ArnoldKansas, United States In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Chopin’s birthday Frédéric Chopin was born near Warsaw, Poland in 1810. From 1831 he lived mostly in France, where he achieved international acclaim for his music despite a debilitating and life-shortening illness. He first began to cough up blood in 1835, and this eventually…