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Frédéric Chopin:

Famous Pianist-Composers

From the time Frédéric Chopin was a child, audiences loved to hear him play the piano. A lot of composers were famous as keyboard players, too: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt…

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Learn more about Frédéric Chopin

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This Week's Quiz

Many composers first became famous by playing keyboard instruments.

 True

 False

Which famous composer did not write music specifically for the piano?

 Chopin

 Bach

 Mozart

 Sousa

 Beethoven

Unlike today, early audiences used to expect pianists to play music that they themselves had written.

 True

 False

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Frédéric Chopin:

Famous Pianist-Composers

From the time Frédéric Chopin was a child, audiences loved to hear him play the piano. A lot of composers were famous as keyboard players, too: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt…

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Frédéric Chopin

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Many composers first became famous by playing keyboard instruments.

 True

 False

Which famous composer did not write music specifically for the piano?

 Chopin

 Bach

 Mozart

 Sousa

 Beethoven

Unlike today, early audiences used to expect pianists to play music that they themselves had written.

 True

 False

 

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