Can genetics find the cause of Chopin’s death?

Chopin died in Paris in 1849. According to his will, his heart was removed and secured so that it could return to Poland. Public domain

In this edition of The Debrief, we speak to genetics Professor Michał Witt about how we can finally ascertain the cause of death of Poland’s most beloved composer, Fryderyk Chopin.

In this week’s show, we’ll be speaking to a genetics professor from Poznań, Professor Witt, who states that genetic tests could help fully understand how the Polish nation’s most famous composer Chopin died.

It is common knowledge that Chopin was a sickly man throughout his life, but what got him in the end?

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