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Chopin's Dream: Jenny Lind Gala Concert Paperback – July 15, 2013
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About the Author
The Scandinavian authors founded the cultural association Icons of Europe in 2001, in the heels of their international business career. Their initial biography of Chopin, spotting his romance with Jenny Lind, was well received by experts. It led to further research of their relationship and to the idea of translating the discoveries into musical events with a contemporary theme (e.g. Europe’s diversity, public health, transatlantic relations, innovation).