A La Recherche de Chopin Perdu In Warsaw

“Paris has Chopin’s grave, where fans leave cough drops. In London a plaque marks the town house where he spent a few miserable weeks” before his last public performance. “Warsaw, on the other hand, has surprisingly little that is authentic left of its most famous artist. Looking for where he grew up reveals not many original sites from his past but … a palimpsest of ruin and memory.”