Chopin was a french composer and pianist of the Romantic period. He wrote mainly music for the piano and was regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his time. Chopin was friends with Franz Liszt. His music was admired by composers of his time including Robert Schumann. His compositions include: Waltz, Nocturne, Piano Concerto, Preludes, Intermezzo, Ballad, along with etudes and other works.
Chopin's music is performed today by pianists world wide.