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3784 Chopin is a small main belt asteroid with a diameter of 14.27 km. It was discovered by Eric W. Elst in 1986. It is named after Frederic Chopin, the nineteenth century Polish composer. Image of the main asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. ... Jump to: navigation, search An asteroid is a small, solid object in our Solar System, orbiting the Sun. ... For the geometric term, see diameter. ... Eric Walter Elst is a Belgian astronomer. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about Frédéric Chopin, the composer. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search A composer is a person who writes music. ...

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BIGpedia - Frédéric Chopin - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (2046 words)
Chopin was born in Żelazowa Wola in central Poland near Sochaczew, in the region of Mazovia, which was part of the Duchy of Warsaw.
Chopin died, officially, of tuberculosis in 1849, although there is some speculation that he may have had another disease such as cystic fibrosis or emphysema due in part to autopsy findings (reported only by his sister) seemingly inconsistent with the initial diagnosis.
Chopin's music for the piano combined a unique rhythmic sense (particularly his use of rubato, chromatic inflections, and the style of Johann Sebastian Bach), as well as a piano technique which was of his own creation.
Frédéric Chopin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2567 words)
Chopin was born in Żelazowa Wola in central Poland near Sochaczew, in the region of Masovia, which was part of the Duchy of Warsaw.
Officially the cause of Chopin's death was tuberculosis, although there is some speculation that he may have had another disease such as cystic fibrosis or emphysema due in part to autopsy findings (reported only by his sister) seemingly inconsistent with the initial diagnosis.
Chopin's music for the piano combined a unique rhythmic sense (particularly his use of rubato, chromatic inflections, and counterpoint), as well as a piano technique which was of his own creation.
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