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A new, seventh edition of Chopin’s biography, based on reminiscences, memoirs, press articles and correspondence. Edited and provided with commentary and footnotes by Piotr Mysłakowski and Ewa Sławińska-Dahlig.
Adam Czartkowski and Zofia Jeżewska’s book is being released for the seventh time. This biography is one of the few books about Chopin to inspire such great interest among readers; it numbers among the bestsellers and has without doubt contributed to the popularization of the composer and the deepening of knowledge about him.
It takes the form of a reportage based on reminiscences, memoirs, press articles and correspondence. It represents good source material and makes excellent reading. The authors skillfully interweave quoted fragments with their own commentaries, giving the text fluidity and retaining an objective account of biographical knowledge.
The present edition takes into account recent works casting new light on the facts, about which Adam Czartkowski and Zofia Jeżewska write. Thanks to this, as well as an updated bibliography, numerous illustrations and appendices, the reader receives not only excellent reading, but also the most recent portion of knowledge concerning Chopin.