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Frederic Chopin

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My piano has not yet arrived. How did you send it? By Marseilles or by Perpignan? I dream music but I cannot make any because here there are not any pianos . . . in this respect this is a savage country.
Letter to Camille Pleyel (21 November 1838); published in Fryderyk Chopin, Korespondencja Fryderyka Chopina (1955), edited by Bronis³aw Edward Sydow, (2 vols.), Vol. 1, p. 443

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