Chopin: A Self-Portrait

David Whitwell has drawn together a valuable collection of Chopin’s own intimate revelations on his personality, his character and his health. Here too the reader will find Chopin’s personal insights on his own musical studies, his creative process and his resulting compositions. Chopin has also left fascinating first-hand observations on other pianists, composers and personalities whom he knew. Added to this are the fascinating personal descriptions of Chopin by Franz Liszt and George Sand.

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