Jan Nepomucen Białobłocki

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Jan Nepomucen Białobłocki (c.1806—31 March 1828, Sokołowo, Golub-Dobrzyń) was a childhood friend and correspondent of Polish-French composer Frédéric Chopin.

Born into an aristocratic family, Białobłocki began in 1816 to study at the Warsaw Lyceum, where one of his teachers was Nicolas Chopin, the composer's father; Białobłocki lodged with the Chopin family. In 1823 Białobłocki commenced studies at Warsaw University. He became a close friend of Frédéric, who addressed numerous letters to him.

In 1828 Białobłocki died, unmarried, at his family estate of Sokołowo.

References[edit]

  • Myslakowski, Peter, and Andrzej Sikorski (2007), Jan Białobłocki, in Fryderyk Chopin Institute website, accessed 14 February 2014.