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Secrets of Chopin's heart

Nov 8, 2017

Credit Bettmann Archive, via CorbisPhoto

"The heart of Frederic Chopin, pickled in a jar of alcohol and then encased in a stone pillar in Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, shows the Polish composer died from complications of tuberculosis, according to an early version of an article published by the American Journal of Medicine."

Read more in a New York Times article by Annalisa Quinn here.

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