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"I envy you your going to Zakopane. You are going to meet one of the most extraordinary young men you ever met." Two fast-traveling carriages had drawn up side by side in a Polish mountain village and the lovely Helena Gorska Baroness de Rosen, bound for Paris, was calling out to her friend, Actress Helena Modjeska on her way home from a U. S. tour.

That was 50 years ago. When she arrived in Zakopane, Modjeska met Ignace Jan Paderewski, a slender, golden-haired youth who had begun to doubt whether he could ever achieve...

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