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Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)

Frédéric François Chopin was born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, on March 1, 1810, in Zelazowa Wola, Masovia region, Duchy of Warsaw, Poland. His father, named Mikolaj (Nicolas) Chopin, was a Frenchman who came to Poland from Lorraine, and eventually became professor at Warsaw Lyceum. His mother, named Tekla Justina Krzyzanovska, was a relative of ... See full bio »


(age 39) in Paris, France

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 2022 Connie Lynn (composer) / (music) / (original music by) (post-production)
 2013 Orb (music) (completed)
  Five Cities Four Women (music by)
 2022 Scratch My Belly (Short)
 2021 Elaine & Sophie (Short)
 2021/II Rewind (Video short) (songs)
 2021 Wiosna (Music Video)
 2021 Preludes/Beginnings (composer)
 2021 Television Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lato w Nohant (2021)
 2021 The Prodigal Father (Short)
 2021 Tree with White Blossoms (Documentary short)
 2021 Wie Gott sie schuf (Documentary)
 2021 Diary of a Madman (Video) (music by)
 2021 The Vanya Project (Video short)
 2021 An Infinite History (Short)
 2020/V Passion (Short) (soundtrack)
 2020/II Fuck Haneke (Documentary) (musician)
 2020 The Year of Living Locked Up (composer)
 2020 Nora Highland
 2020 Dort, wo die Mühle steht (Short)
 2020 Adieu (Short)
 2020 Le Grenier (Short) (music by)
 2019 Ludwig I. - Italienische Elegie (Documentary)
 2019 Den store bagedyst (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Danish cakes (2019) ... (music)
 2019 Savage State (music by)
 2019 Shinka no toki (Documentary)
 2019 Mata Hari the Real Story (Short)
 2019 Rebeca Nuez Suarez: Nocturne (Music Video)
 2019 Absolute Pitch-Black (Video short) (music)
 2019 BlackBoy (Short)
 2018 The Chopin Challenge (TV Series) (2018)
 2018 Notre Chopin
 2018 Chopin & Prokofiev (Video)
 2018/IV Coda (Short) (stock music)
 2017 Notes for December (Video short)
 2017 Blade (Short)
 2017 Bango (Short) (stock music)
 2017 Second Thoughts (Short) (stock music)
 2017/XXI Limbo (Short) (music)
 2017/III Sara (Short) (music - as Frederic Chopin)
 2017 Day Off (Short)
 2017 Beau Pluto: Fantaisie Impromptu (Video short) (stock music)
 2016 Valeriya (Documentary short) (composer: theme music)
 2016 From Roma with Love (Documentary short) (soundtrack: writer: writer: Étude Opus 25 Number 11)
 2016 Offenbacher (Short) (music - as Shopen)
 2015/VI The Reunion (Short) (stock music)
 2015 Vancouver Zoetrope (Documentary short) (stock music)
 2015 Tomgang (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Man borer ikke andres huller (2015) ... (music)
 2015/I Impromptu (Short) (stock music)
 2015 Kustavi (Documentary) (stock music)
 2015 Unspoken Words (TV Series) (stock music)
 2014 P.T. Anderson: Close-Ups (Video short)
 2013 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 10 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2013 BXLx24 (TV Series documentary short) (music - 1 episode)
- La cérémonie - Heure 19 (2013) ... (music: soundtrack)
 2013 The Great Train Robbery (Video short) (music)
 2012 Chopin: The Space Concert (music)
 2012 Mama's Precious Boy (Short)
 2012 Divas (Short) (music)
 2012 XeNation?: Abundance (Documentary) (music)
 2011/I The Library (Short)
 2011 Parásitos (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Agárrame ese parásito (2011) ... (composer: stock music)
 2011 De la B a la Z (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Mis apetitosos vecinos (2011) ... (composer: stock music)
 2011 Chopin's Drawings (Short) (music)
 2011 Chopin to Infinity (Short) (music)
 2011 Andersartig (Short) (music)
 2011 Frankie's Restaurant (TV Mini Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Luxury Lunch (2011) ... (music)
 2011 IZombie (Short) (music by)
 2011 The Flying Machine (music)
 2010 Aqua (Short) (music)
 2010 Gran Turismo 5 (Video Game) (music)
 2010 Chopin Reloaded (Documentary) (music)
 2010 Invention of Love (Short) (composer: additional music)
 2010 Knockturne (Short) (music)
 2010 Au siècle de Maupassant: Contes et nouvelles du XIXème siècle (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Le fauteuil hanté (2010) ... (music)
 2008 La Dame aux Camélias (music)
 2007 A Nocturne (composer: additional music - as Chopin)
 2007 Ipekli Mendil(Silk Hanky) (Short)
 2006 The History of Argentine Tennis (TV Movie documentary) (music producer - as Frederick Chopin)
 2006 The Tuning Fork by Edward Gorey (Short) (music)
 2006 Que mi nombre no se borre de la historia (TV Movie documentary) (sound track)
 2005 Les pianos de la nuit (TV Series) (music)
 2005 Chopin's Afterlife (Documentary) (music)
 2004 Burevestnik (TV Short) (music)
 2004 Afdeling D (Short) (music)
 2002 Listen to Chopin (Short) (main title theme and music score)
 2001 Elegy of a Voyage (Documentary) (music)
 2000 Nightcap (composer: additional music - as Chopin)
 1998 Harmoniques (TV Series documentary) (composer - 1 episode)
- Frédéric Chopin (1998) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1995 Eindeloos leven (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Oude botten breken niet (1995) ... (music)
 1994 De Serge Gainsbourg à Gainsbarre de 1958 - 1991 (Video documentary) (composer: song "Lemon Incest" based on "Etude no 3")
 1994 40 Years of Dance on BBC Television (TV Movie documentary) (Les Sylphides)
 1991 Oddlee (Short) (stock music)
 1991 La note bleue (music: Sur des oevures de)
 1989 Troldspejlet (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Troldspejlet Special: Musik på computer (1989) ... (music - as Fr. Chopin)
 1988 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- On the Orient, North (1988) ... (composer: additional music - as Frederic Chopin)
 1987 A varázsló álma (TV Movie) (music)
 1987 Die Kameliendame (music)
 1987 Anna (composer additional music: Waltz in A flat major opus 69#1)
 1986 Kendall Ross Bean: Chopin Polonaise in A Flat (TV Short) (music by)
 1985 Detective (music)
 1985 The Book of Mary (Short) (composer: stock music - as Chopin)
 1984 Serge Gainsbourg and Charlotte Gainsbourg: Lemon Incest (Music Video short) (stock music)
 1984 Kogosowski Plays Chopin (TV Special) (music)
 1982 A Lot of Happiness (TV Special documentary)
 1980-1982 Grâce à la musique (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Le violoncelle (1982) ... (music)
- Le piano (1982) ... (music)
 1980 The Chain Reaction (additional music - as Frederic Chopin)
 1980 Der grüne Vogel (composer: additional music)
 1979 Vozvrashchenie na krugi svoya (TV Movie) (music)
 1979 The Magician of Lublin (composer: additional music)
 1978 Antyki (music)
 1977 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Noel Edmonds Presents Swap of the Pops (1977) ... (music - as Chopin)
 1976 Das Haus der Krokodile (TV Series) (based on music by - 6 episodes)
- Ein unerwartetes Geständnis (1976) ... (based on music by - as Chopin)
- Gewitter in der Nacht (1976) ... (based on music by - as Chopin)
- Eine neue Entdeckung (1976) ... (based on music by - as Chopin)
- Die Geburtstagsfeier (1976) ... (based on music by - as Chopin)
- Der nächtliche Besucher (1976) ... (based on music by - as Chopin)
 1976 A Piano in Mid Air (music)
 1976 Trisztán (TV Movie) (stock music - as Fryderyk Chopin)
 1975 Flanagan (composer: Concerto-Rondo Krakowiak)
 1972 Faustine et le bel été (composer: stock music)
 1956-1970 La joie de vivre (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Maître René Floriot (1970) ... (music)
- Marcel Marceau (1956) ... (music)
 1967-1970 Prestige de la musique (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
 1968 Fantasi impromtu (Short)
 1966 L'eau (Short)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- The Lady of the Camellias (1964) ... (music by - as Chopin)
 1962 Rêves d'amour (TV Movie) (music)
 1961 À la rencontre de Frédéric Chopin (Documentary short) (music)
 1961 Chopin w kraju (Documentary short) (music)
 1960 The Risk
 1957 Jockel Stahl + (TV Short)
 1957 Venice: Themes and Variations (Documentary short) (stock music)
 1956 Enigma de mujer (composer: themes)
 1953 L'appel du destin (composer: additional music)
 1948 Finale (composer: additional music)
 1948 An klingenden Ufern (composer: additional music)
 1947 Woman to Woman (composer: additional music: ballet music)
 1940 Yakov Sverdlov (composer: theme music)
 1938 Les Sylphides (TV Movie) (music - as Frederic Chopin)
 1936 Valse brillante de Chopin (Documentary short) (music by - as Chopin)
 1934 Farewell Waltz (selected music - uncredited)
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He was composer for the ballet, "Les Sylphides," in the Diaghliev's Ballets Russes production at the Century Theatre in New York City with Lydia Lopokova; Lubov Tchernicheva; Xenia Maclesova and Adolph Bolm in the cast. See more »

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11 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Federico Chopin | Fr. Chopin | Frederick Chopin | Frederic Chopin | Fryderyk Chopin | Chopin | Shopen

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