Comparing Kate Chopin's Life And Music

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Jesse Jackson
8th grade

Chopin was born in Zelazowa Wola, Poland, on March 1, 1810. Chopin focused his efforts on piano composition and was a strong influence on composers who followed him. He grew up in a middle class family. At the age of 7 he had composed his first piece and started performing a year later. By 1818, he was performing in elegant salons and writing his own compositions. By 1826,he had composed several piano pieces in different styles. He the moved to Paris, in 1832. He socialize with high society and became known as a well piano teacher. His piano compositions were highly influential. On October 17, 1849, he died at the age of 39 of tuberculosis, in Paris, France. He had written a total of 51 pieces in his life.
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