Handel George Frideric Handel One of the greatest composers of the late baroque period and, during his lifetime, perhaps the most internationally famous of all musicians. Handel was born February 24,in Halle, Germany, to a family of no musical distinction.
Composer for the piano Polish musical composer and pianist born at Zelazowa-Wola, near Warsaw, on the 22nd of February His father, of French origin, born at Nancy inhad married a Polish lady, Justine Krzyzanowska.
Frederic was their third child. His first musical education he received from Adalbert Ziwny, a Czech musician, who is said to have been a passionate admirer of Johann Sebastian Bach.
He also received a good general education at one of the first colleges of Warsaw, where he was supported by Prince Antoine Radziwill, a generous protector of artistic talent and himself well known as the composer of music to Goethe 's Faust and other works.
His musical genius opened to Chopin the best circles of Polish society, at that time unrivaled in Europe for its ease of intercourse, the beauty and grace of its women, and its liberal appreciation of artistic gifts.
These early impressions were of lasting influence on Chopin's development. While at college he received thorough instruction in the theory of his art from Joseph Elsner, a learned musician and director of the conservatoire at Warsaw.
When in he left his native town for Vienna, where his debut as a pianist took place, he was in all respects a perfectly formed and developed artist. There is in his compositions little of that gradual progress which, for instance, in Beethoven necessitates a classification of his works according to different periods.
Chopin's individuality and his style were distinctly pronounced in that set of variations on La ci darem which excited the wondering enthusiasn of Robert Schumann. In he left Vienna with the intention of visiting London; but on his way to England he reached Paris and settled there for the rest of his life.
Here again he soon became the favorite and musical hero of society. His connection with Madame Dudevant, better known by her literary pseudonym of George Sandis an important feature of Chopin's life. When in his health began to fail, George Sand went with him to Majorca, and it was mainly owing to her tender care that the composer recovered his health for a time.
Chopin declared that the destruction of his relations with Madame Dudevant in broke up his life. The last ten years of Chopin's life were a continual struggle with the pulmonary disease to which he succumbed in Paris on the 17th of October The year before his death he visited England, where he was received with enthusiasm by his numerous admirers.
Chopin died in the arms of his sister, who hastened from Poland to his death-bed. A small monument was erected to the memory of the composer at Wasswan in A distinguished English amateur thus records his impressions of Chopin's style of pianoforte-playing compared with those of other masters.
It is in these feature that we must recognize that Grundverschiedenheit fundamental difference which according to Felix Mendelssohn distinguished Chopin's playing from that of these masters, and in no less degree from the example and teaching of Moscheles Imagine a delicate man of extreme refinement of mien and manner, sitting at the piano and playing with no sway of the body and scarcely any movement of the arms, depending entirely upon his narrow feminine hands and slender fingers.
The wide arpeggios in the left hand, maintained in a continuous stream of tone by the strict legato and fine and constant use of the damper-pedal, formed a harmonious substructure for a wonderfully poetic cantabile.
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His delicate pianissimo, the ever-changing modifications of tone and time tempo rubato were of indescribable effect. Even in energetic passages he scarcely ever exceeded an ordinary mezzoforte.
By George Frideric Handel was a failure. Bankrupted, in great physical pain, and the victim of plots to sabotage his career, the once-great opera composer scheduled a "farewell" appearance in.
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He was born in Highbury, a northern middle class suburb of London, on February 27,