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 (shō′păn′, shō-păN′), Frédéric François 1810-1849.
Polish-born French composer noted for the emotional expressiveness of his works for solo piano, many of which adopt the rhythms of Polish folk music.


 (shō′păn′), Kate O'Flaherty 1851-1904.
American writer whose works, such as The Awakening (1899), portray Creole life in Louisiana.


(ˈʃɒpæn; French ʃɔpɛ̃)
(Biography) Frédéric (François) (frederik). 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist active in France, who wrote chiefly for the piano: noted for his harmonic imagination and his lyrical and melancholy qualities


(ˈtʃɒp ɪn)



(ˈʃoʊ pæn; for 1 also Fr. ʃoʊˈpɛ̃)

1. Frédéric François, 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist, in France after 1831.
2. Kate O'Flaherty, 1851–1904, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
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Noun1.chopin - the music of ChopinChopin - the music of Chopin; "he practiced Chopin day and night"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
2.Chopin - United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
3.Chopin - French composer (born in Poland) and pianist of the romantic school (1810-1849)
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I have always said no one could play Chopin like Mademoiselle Reisz
She trifled away half an hour at the piano; and played, in that time, selections from the Songs of Mendelssohn, the Mazurkas of Chopin, the Operas of Verdi, and the Sonatas of Mozart -- all of whom had combined together on this occasion and produced one immortal work, entitled "Frank.
The little piano is dumb night after night, its candles unlighted, and there is no one to play Chopin to us now as the day dies, and the shadows stoop out of their corners to listen in vain.
They are engrossed by every one, by Chopin Trouillefou, by the cardinal, by Coppenole, by Quasimodo, by the devil
Joe and Delia met in an atelier where a number of art and music students had gathered to discuss chiaroscuro, Wagner, music, Rembrandt's works, pictures, Waldteufel, wall paper, Chopin and Oolong.
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He was awarded $75,000 cash and an automatic acceptance to the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland, in October 2015, and a concert tour in the United States and abroad.
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WARSAW, Poland -- As Frederic Chopin gasped for air on his deathbed in Paris in 1849, he whispered a request that became the stuff of musical legend: Remove my heart after I die and entomb it in Poland.
And then there are what Chopin himself called his novels; in fact, they owe more to Dada and Surrealist word adventures and to concrete poetry than to the traditions and conventions of the novel.
IN Arduous Yet Germany's maiden Derby entrant Chopin, owned by Qatari Sheikh Fahad Al Thani, is among the favourites for next Saturday's classic - and trainer Andreas Wohler is quietly plotting another Herr-raising triumph on English soil.