Even in adulthood, sex barely comes between chopin and his piano.
Of chopin's studies under this master we do not know much more than of his studies under Zywny.
I don't wonder chopin had his piano carried out into the fields!
For, as Balzac truly remarked, chopin was less a musician than une ame qui se rend sensible.
chopin now is recognized universally as one of the great composers.
"People wouldn't begin chatting to a fellow while he played chopin," he told me one day.
In fact it is so popular that when any one is asked to play "chopin's Nocturne," this one is meant.
Heine is the most elegant and graceful writer of his country, and chopin the most elegant and graceful of all composers.
When she plays chopin, she interprets his sureness and neatness.
More of chopin's music is sold in America every year than was sold altogether during the lifetime of the composer.