Person Born /3/1810 Died 17/10/1849
Composer. Born Zelazowa Wola, Poland of a French emigrant father and Polish mother. Left Poland aged 20, never to return. Despite his long romantic liaison with novelist George Sand (Aurore Dudevant) his orientation is often questioned. After they separated his health failed and in 1848 he paid a long visit to Britain where he gave his last public performance at the Guildhall. Died Paris.