life and times of Chopin

by Adelaide Murgia

Publisher: Curtis in Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 75 Downloads: 576
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Subjects:

  • Chopin, Frédéric, -- 1810-1849 -- Iconography

Edition Notes

Statementtext by Adelaide Murgia ; translator [from the Italian] C. J. Richards.
SeriesPortraits of greatness
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML88.C46 M83
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15259631M

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