Piano Favourites

Piano Favourites

Fryderyk Chopin [Frédéric Chopin] / performed by Idil Biret CD Item: 99-8553170

This item is temporarily out of stock

Notify Me When Available Add to List


Product Details


Fryderyk Chopin was born in 1810 at Zelazowa Wola, near Warsaw. His father Nicolas Chopin was French by birth but had moved to Poland to work as an accounting clerk, later serving as tutor to the Laczynski family and thereafter to the family of Count Skarbek, one of whose poorer relatives he married. His subsequent career led him to the Warsaw Lyceum as a respected teacher of French, and it was there that his only son, Fryderyk, godson of Count Skarbek, whose Christian name he took, passed his childhood. Chopin showed an early talent for music. He learned the piano from his mother and later with the eccentric Adillbert Zywny, a violinist of Bohemian origin, and as fiercely Polish as Chopin's father. His later training in music was with Jozef Elsner, director of the Warsaw Conservatory, at first as a private pupil and then as a student of that institution.

Additional Information

Composed by: Fryderyk Chopin, Frédéric Chopin
Format: CD
Item Number: 99-8553170
UPC: 730099417020

Join Our Community

Join a community of music enthusiasts with a passion for music education.


Stay Updated

Want to get the latest updates and special offers from Alfred Music?

Join Our Email List


We use cookies to analyze site usage, enhance site usability, and assist in our marketing efforts. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our Cookies Policy, Privacy Policy, and Terms & Conditions.

I Accept