Chopin and George Sand in Majorca
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Chopin and George Sand in Majorca by Bartomeu FerrГ  i PerellГі

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Published by [Imprenta de F. Soler] in Palma de Mallorca .
Written in English


  • Chopin, Frédéric, -- 1810-1849,
  • Sand, George, -- 1804-1876

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Edition Notes

StatementBartomeu Ferra ; English translation by James Webb.
LC ClassificationsML410.C5 F4
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15374930M

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We recommend booking Frederic Chopin & George Sand Museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 2 Frederic Chopin & George Sand Museum tours on Tripadvisor4/5(). Frédéric Chopin, the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist, and his partner, the author George Sand, have been connected with Mallorca since their stay on the island over the winter of / However, their visit was a productive one it was not a happy one. Chopin's musical talent was apparent from an early age and started piano lessons at.   Majorca: sun, sand and Chopin her book is both an enjoyable portrait of the island and an engaging meditation on why we travel. Chopin, meanwhile, wrote or completed some of his most loved Author: Nigel Tisdall. The natives of Majorca didnt exactly throw out the welcome mat when George Sand and her boyfriend Frederic Chopin showed up the winter of , but Sand has the last word in this scathing series of letters-cum-travelogue telling the trials they underwent/5.

  No doubt, this was the Majorca that Sands had sought when she and Chopin left France in search of a temperate retreat for her rheumatism-afflicted son. Chopin, Sand and her two young children, the product of an unhappy marriage that had ended in divorce, departed in early November brimming with optimism. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ferrá, Bartolomé, Chopin and George Sand in Majorca. New York, Haskell. Books shelved as george-sand: La mare au diable by George Sand, Indiana by George Sand, The Dream Lover: A Novel of George Sand by Elizabeth Berg, Elle e. Chopin and George Sand in Majorca.. [Bartolomé Ferrá] Frédéric Chopin; George Sand: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Chopin i George Sand a la Cartoixa de Valldemosa. Description: 82, [9] pages illustrations 20 cm: Responsibility: Translated from the Spanish by James Webb. Preceded by an extract from.

  This piano, built by a Majorcan craftsman, gave Chopin “more vexation than consolation,” according to George Sand. But it drew some of Author: Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim. There are also a Chopin’s death mask and a lock of his hair, preserved in a George Sand’s book. The museum is private and was founded in by Anne-Marie Boutroux de Ferrà and her husband Bartomeu Ferrà i Juan. The Chopin Festival organised by Festivals Chopin de Valldemossa has been held since in August at the Carthusian mous community: Balearic Islands.   If you live in Mallorca or you’ve visited Valldemossa, chances are you own a copy of George Sand’s A Winter In Mallorca (). You may have even read it. If you haven’t you’re missing out on a fascinating opportunity to get a taste of what it was like to visit midth century Mallorca and perhaps Continued. I found this book disappointing, because I expected it to be about the relationship between George Sand and Frederic Chopin while in Majorca. However, this book has absolutely nothing to do with either Sand or Chopin. This book is entirely made up of George Sand describing the scenery, people, and foods of Majorca, and just complaining about /5(12).