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Chopin Famous Person Presentation

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Chopin Famous Person Presentation

  1. 1. “ People Who've Left Their Mark” Frederic François Chopin
  2. 2. Why Famous? <ul><li>Musician
  3. 3. Composer
  4. 4. Virtuoso
  5. 5. Music teacher
  6. 6. Famous all over the world! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Beginning <ul><li>1 March 1810 in Zelazowa Wola in Poland.
  8. 8. Parents: </li><ul><ul><ul><li>Polish mother
  9. 9. (Justyna)
  10. 10. French father (Nicolas) </li><ul><ul><li>+ 3 sisters </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Young Chopin's Music <ul><li>First music teacher – his mother.
  12. 12. Instruments: </li><ul><li>Piano (mainly)
  13. 13. Violin </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. First & Famous <ul><li>1 st composition – 7 years old.
  15. 15. 1 st public performance (concert) – 8 years old. </li><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Little Mozart” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Later... <ul><li>Autumn 1826 – began to study with Józef Elsner at the Warsaw Conservatory.
  17. 17. 1830 – finished his education (in Poland). </li></ul>
  18. 18. Paris <ul><li>5 November 1830 – moved to Paris (France).
  19. 19. Lived for 18 years.
  20. 20. Composed his best works. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Final Years <ul><li>1836 – got sick on tuberculosis. </li><ul><li>17 October 1849 - died. </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Some of His Works <ul><li>58 mazurkas
  23. 23. 27 études
  24. 24. 20 waltzes
  25. 25. 17 polonaises
  26. 26. 4 ballades
  27. 27. and much, much more! </li></ul>
  28. 28. Monuments
  29. 29. Bibliography <ul><li>Chopin Monument in Chicago/Project. Oct. 1, 2009 <http://www.chopinmonumentinchicago.com/sites/project.php>
  30. 30. FamousWhy.com. Chopin. Oct. 1, 2009 <http://people.famouswhy.com/chopin/>
  31. 31. Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia. Frédéric Chopin. Oct. 1, 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric_Chopin>
  32. 32. Tames Richard. Frederic Chopin. New York: Watts, 1991. </li></ul>

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