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Frederick Chopin, 1848

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

A portrait of the composer is accompanied by a letter written and Signed by Chopin, dated London 1848. 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.


  • 1848


From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 1 box.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository