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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

Frederic Chopin

 
 
Frédéric Chopin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
1. Frédéric Chopin Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:)
El compositor polonès

Frederic Chopin

(Żelazowa Wola, Polonia 1810 - Paris 1849)
s'hostajà en aquest hotel durant
la seves visites a Barcelona,
els anys 1838 i 1839

200è aniversari del seu naixement

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(English translation:)

The Polish composer, Frederic Chopin (Żelazowa Wola, Poland 1810 - Paris 1849), stayed in this hotel during his visits to Barcelona during the years 1838 and 1839.

On the 200th anniversary of his birth
 
Erected 2010 by Ajuntament de Barcelona.
 
Location. 41° 22.755′ N, 2° 10.509′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is on La Rambla, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: La Rambla, 40, Barcelona, Catalonia 08002, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tablao Flamenco Cordobes (within shouting distance of this marker); Hans Christian Andersen (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); José Rizal (1861-1896)

Frederic Chopin Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
2. Frederic Chopin Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here just to the left of the entrance to Hotel Cuatro Naciones.
(about 210 meters away); Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (about 210 meters away); Agustí Bartra i Lleonart (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Carles Pi i Sunyer (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Catalan Satire and Humor (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Gustau A. Muñoz (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Also see . . .  Frédéric Chopin (Wikipedia). "Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano. He has maintained worldwide renown as a leading musician of his era, one whose 'poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation'." (Submitted on October 2, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 

More. Search the internet for Frederic Chopin.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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