Composer: Frédéric François Chopin
Dates: 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849
Title of Piece: Polonaise, Op. 53
Brief Biography: Chopin was a child prodigy of the Romantic era. Throughout his life he suffered from ill-health resulting in his only giving 30 public performances. All of Chopin’s compositions involve the piano with most being for solo piano.