... the ... radio station played a Chopin polonaise. On all the following days news bulletins were prefaced by Chopin—preludes, etudes, waltzes, mazurkas. The war became for me a victory, known in advance, Chopin over Hitler.
Margaret Anderson (1886–1973), U.S. editor and memoirist. The Fiery Fountains, part 2 (1951).
The year was 1939, and Anderson was living in France; Neville Chamberlain (1869- 1940) was the Prime Minister of England, 1937-1940. A dedicated though amateur pianist, Anderson loved the music of Chopin.