Chopin, Frederic [heart only] b. March 1, 1810 d. October 17, 1849 Composer, Pianist. The Romantic movement's "Poet of the Piano". Chopin was unique among the world's great composers in writing almost exclusively for that instrument, bringing it to new heights of expressiveness. His harmonic and rhythmic daring, united with unforgettable melodies, had a profound influence on Western music. Claude Debussy said of him, "Chopin is the greatest of us all, for with the piano alone he...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Cause of death: Tuberculosis Holy Cross Church, Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland Plot: Location of heart only, in accordance to his wishes.
Reymont, Wladyslaw b. May 7, 1867 d. December 5, 1925 Novelist. The winner of the 1924 Noble Prize for Literature, Reymont was buried in Warsaw's Powazki Cemetery. In 1926 an urn containing his heart was enshrined inside a pillar at the Holy Cross Church. (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Holy Cross Church, Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland Plot: Heart only, entombed inside a pillar of the church.