Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) was a Polish composer of the Romantic period, a genius whose music is impossibly beautiful and timeless. He was involved in politics, had a dramatic love life that left him crippled and broke his already weak health. Through a short-lived life, Chopin is still an icon in the world of music. His works are highly influential to this day and, given their profoundness and complexity, will always remain as such.
It would be absurd to choose one musical composition over the other, compiling this list, so we thought to give you an overview. Here are five stunning pieces that show the different facets of the amazing pianist.