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Chopin Bench

Frédéric Chopin
(Żelazowa Wola 1810 - Paris 1849)
Polish composer and virtuoso pianist
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
2010

Tallinn /  Chopini Pink   Tallinn /  Chopini Pink

Description

Black stone with silhouet of Chopin and a keyboard. The bench plays music from Chopin's only concertos for piano and orchestra: the opening of the larghetto from Concerto no. 1 in E-minor op. 11, as well as the larghetto from Concerto no. 2 in F-minor op. 21.

Inscription(s)

FRYDERYK CHOPINI PINK

Tallinna linnale
Poola Vabariigi Suursaatkonnalt
Fryderyk Chopini 200. sünniaastapäeval

ŁAWKA FRYDERYKA CHOPINA

Z okazji dwusetnej
rocznicy urodzin kompozytora,
dla miasta Tallina - Ambasada Polski

"Päritolult varssavlane, südamelt poolakas, talendilt maailmakodanik." C.K. Norwid
"Rodem Warszawianin, sercem Polak, a talentem swiata obywatel." C.K. Norwid
Frédéric Chopin Bench

To the city of Tallinn
By the Embassy of the Republic of Poland
At Frédéric Chopin's 200th anniversary

Frédéric Chopin Bench

To celebrate the bicentennial
anniversary of the composer,
for the city of Tallinn - Polish Embassy

"He was a Varsovian by birth, a Pole by heart and a citizen of the world by his talent." C.K. Norwid

Annotation

The Chopin Bench was unveiled on the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth. The bench is a memorial gift from the Polish embassy in Tallinn.

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Location (N 59°26'3" - E 24°44'45")

Item Code: ee038; Photograph: 7 July 2013
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