1 March 1810: Birth of Frédéric Chopin, Polish-French Composer

Frédéric François Chopin (or Fryderyk Franciszek Szopen in Polish) was born on 1 March 1810 in the Duchy of Warsaw to a French father and a Polish mother. His father, Nicholas, took work as a tutor to aristocratic families and later became a French teacher at the Warsaw lyceum. Read the full biography page of Frédéric Chopin.

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