Racked by Visions, Chopin May Have Suffered from Epilepsy

chopin_Frédéric Chopin suffered from grave illness toward the end of his short life. “I have been sick as a dog during these past two weeks,” the composer reportedly said during a particularly difficult period in 1838. “Three doctors have visited me. The first said I was going to die; the second said I was breathing my last; and the third said I was already dead.” Via WQXR, read more

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