HyperHistory is an effective implementation of the “World History Chart” and a great starting point for any enquiry into history.

For those who aspire to live in the Global Village, an ability to incorporate the major civilizations and their histories into one’s view of the world is highly desirable; this site goes a long way toward making the broad sweep of history and the relationships between disparate events and peoples comprehensible.

Chopin, Frederic
1810 – 1849
Polish composer and pianist who is regarded as one of the great masters of piano music.

In 1831 he settled in Paris. He wrote over 200 piano pieces, among them 40 mazurkas, 25 etudes, and many nocturnes, waltzes, and polonaises. Many of his solo piano pieces were influenced by authentic Polish folk music.