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Katarzyna Sowińska

Katarzyna  Sowińska

*10 I 1776 Warszawa, †9 VI 1860

Katarzyna Antonina Sowińska nee Schroeder, good friend of Chopin family, paramedic during the November Uprising.

Chopin gave her an autograph copy of Variations in E major Steh' auf steh' auf, o du Schweitzer Bub with a special dedication a Mme Sowińska nee de Schroeder par Frederic Chopin. This dedication was not printed in the first edition.


 

Dedicated manuscripts:

Variations in E major on a German national air [op. posth.]; Stichvorlage autograph
Variations in E major on a German national air [op. posth.]; Public autograph

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