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Special and Deluxe Versions

Chopin in 1833CHOPIN and
The Swedish Nightingale

By Cecilia and Jens Jorgensen
Publisher:  Icons of Europe, Brussels
ISBN 2-9600385-0-9 (Libraries / Find ...)
Glossy book;  28 cm x 22 cm
116 pages, 225+ colour images
Colour softcover with two flaps
List of content

Standard version:  EUR 40.00
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  • A limited number of biographies of edition 1
  • Each numbered and signed by the authors
  • It is a unique and valuable collector's item
  • A much larger contribution to TB control
  • Your name on Donor List online, if desired.


The Special version plus two genuine banknotes:

A genuine Polish 5000-zloty banknote is enclosed with the Deluxe version of the book.One Polish 5000-zloty banknote with Chopin's image, issued in 1988 but no longer in use.  The image is based on a portrait by Ary Scheffer (1795-1858).

One Swedish 50-kronor banknote with Jenny Lind's image, issued in 1996 and still legal tender.  The image was drawn and engraved from an original lithograph dated ca. 1845.

Book synopsis

Jenny Lind, a lithograph dated about 1845.

Part of the sales revenue of all three versions of the biography will be donated to one or more institutions engaged in the fight against tuberculosis.