|Birth Day||March 1, 1810|
|Birth Place||Zelazowa Wola, Poland|
|Age||209 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Oct 17, 1849 (age 39)|
Virtuoso Pianist from the Romantic era who was nicknamed The Poet of the Piano. He not only invented the instrumental ballade, but wrote the famous "Revolutionary Étude."
His output was comprised of mainly piano pieces, including sonatas, mazurkas, waltzes, nocturnes, polonaises, études, impromptus, scherzos, and preludes.
He was played by Cornel Wilde in the 1945 film "A Song to Remember," earning Wilde a Best Actor Oscar nomination.