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Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849



  • Existence: March 1, 1810 - October 17, 1849


In 1848 Chopin was in London from the 1st through the 23rd of the month. During this time, he was given the opportunity to perform at a charity event billed as the "Annual Grand Dress and Fancy Ball and Concert in aid of the Funds of the Literary Association of the Friends of Poland". This performance marks the last public performance given by the composer. He died less than a year later.