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title: Żelazowa Wola. History of Chopin’s birth place
author: Mariola Wojtkiewicz
publisher: Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina
ISBN: 978-83-61142-73-7
year of publication: 2013
languages: English
series: books
format: 154 x 227
cover: paperback
pp: 243
weight: 0.523 kg

The latest book devoted to the history of Żelazowa Wola written by Mariola Wojtkiewicz is published also in English language version.

The history of Żelazowa Wola is inseparably connected with Fryderyk Chopin’s life. Is it this place, where the Polish composer was born 200 years ago. And despite the fact that Chopin’s parents moved to Warsaw when Fryderyk was an infant, the whole family was returning to Żelazowa Wola for holidays and vacations.

The book by Mariola Wojtkiewicz for the first time orders the history of Żelazowa Wola from the moment when Ludwika Skarbek bought the manor till the present times. The author on the basis of documents and sources tried to verify and explain some mistakes and wrong conclusions present in the conventional wisdom till today, enriching the content of the book with numerous new details and settlements.

The book is written in a clear language and is enriched with lots of interesting pictures and photographs.


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