|The only known photograph of Frédéric Chopin March 1, 1810 – October 17, 1849 by Louis-Auguste Bisson (1814–1876).|
Chopin was born in the village of Żelazowa Wola, in the Duchy of Warsaw, to a French-expatriate father and Polish mother. He was considered a child-prodigy.
This Image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1923 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923, in this case 1849, are now in the public domain.
Monday, April 12, 2010
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