The Duszniki International Chopin Piano Festival was first organized in 1946 by Ignacy Potocki. In the post-war period it had a repolonization meaning.
Alexei Sultanov was born on Thursday, August 7, 1969 in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. His parents, violinist mother, Natalia Pogorelova and cellist father Faizul Sultanov immediately identified him as a prodigy.
The great foodie of chocolate was Frederic Chopin. From the composer's letters we learn, that he liked to chat in the morning with chocolate (drinking), or that he was getting a bar of chocolate from Sol (Solange Clésinger (1828-1899) – daughter of George Sand).
In the first half of the 19th century, the owner of the estate in Antonin (a village situated in the present Wielkopolska province, about 10 km south of Ostrów Wielkopolski), Prince Antoni Henryk Radziwill of the Trąby coat of arms decided to build a summer residence.