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The World's Greatest Music
Preludes, nocturnes, waltzes - Chopin was a romantic composer responsible for some of the greatest piano music of the era. Learn more about him with our interesting facts.
On the way back from Paris, Chopin met Maria Wodziński, daughter of his parents' friends. He fell in love with her and was engaged to marry her, but the wedding had to be postponed due to Chopin's bad health. He wrote 'The Farewell Waltz' on the morning of his departure from Dresden, and the relationship ended.
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