A contemporary newspaper report on the last moments of Chopin
Frederic Chopin, ‘The Poet of the Piano’, died in Paris on 17 October 1849 – he was 39.
Here is a very moving newspaper article from November 1849 that reports on the last moments of Chopin.
Glasgow Herald – Monday 19 November 1849
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Evening Telegraph – Monday 01 March 1909
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