Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Famous pianist and the greatest Polish composer ever. He was born in Zelazowa Wola near Warsaw and spent most of his life in France. He wrote music especially for the piano and his repertoire included concerts, sonatas, etudes, preludes, polonaises, mazurkas and waltzes. Chopin was one of the trendsetters of early 20th Century Classical Music.