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CHOPIN, Henri (<i>died</i> 2008), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHOPIN, Henri (died 2008), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 18 June 1922, in Paris; died 3 January 2008.

Painter.

Visual Poetry, Sound Poetry.

During World War II, Henri Chopin was deported to Königsberg in Germany (now Kaliningrad, Russia) in 1943 then sent to a forced labour camp in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. The camp was bombed and Chopin escaped, joining the advancing Red Army until he was recaptured by the Germans. He returned to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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