Adam Lyschinski 1814 – 1878

Adam Lyschinski 1814? – 1878?  LRCS 1837, MD Edinburgh 1837, (Lyschinske) (Lynchinski) (Lyszczynski) (Lyschinsky) was a Polish immigrant to Britain, an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become Surgeon in Charge of MH Transports to the Isle of Mauritius 1838, Surgeon in Charge of MH Troops to Madras 1839, Medical Officer in the District of Tongue, Sutherland 1844, and Physician at the Edinburgh Homeopathic Dispensary,

Lyszczynski was the homeopath of Frederic Chopin, when he arrived in Edinburgh weak with tuberculosis. Lyszczynski had married and settled in Edinburgh,

Adam Lyschinski was a colleague of George Edward Allshorn, George Atkin, Samuel Cockburn, George Dunn, Thomas Erskine of Linlathen, William Henderson, George James Hilbers, Joseph Laurie, Charles Thomas Pearce, John Rutherford Russell, William Sharp, John Stuart Sutherland, The Wielobycki Brothers, and many others.

Lyszczynski  lived at 6 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, 10 Warriston Crescent, Edinburgh, and in Blomfield Road, Shepherd’s Bush, Continue reading Adam Lyschinski 1814 – 1878

Antoni Kaczkowski 1825 – 1884

Antoni von Chevallier Kaczkowski 1825? – 1884 was a Polish orthodox physician from Lvov, who converted to homeopathy, to become the editor of the magazine Polish homeopathist in 1860, he published the first Polish homeopathic manual in 1863, and he compiled the first comprehensive Materia Medica in the Polish language in 1876.

Kaczkowski was a colleague of Richard Hughes,

Kaczkowski settled in Lemberg in 1857, where he practiced homeopathy until his death. Chevalier de Kaczkowski died at Lemberg, Poland, May 3, 1884. Continue reading Antoni Kaczkowski 1825 – 1884

Frederick Chopin 1810 – 1849

1810 – 1849 was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic period. He is widely regarded as the greatest Polish composer, and ranks as one of music’s greatest tone poets.

Frederick Chopin was an advocate of homeopathy. In Paris, Chopin consulted homeopaths Jean Jacques Molin and Leon Francois Adolphe Simon. In London Chopin consulted homeopath Henry Victor Malan who was a friend of his ‘Scottish ladies’ (Mrs. Erskine, the wife of Thomas Erskine of Linlathen, recommended Henry Victor Malan to Frederic Chopin, who she knew well from Paris, and who was visiting London and Scotland, where they attended seances together).

Chopin came to Britain after an invitation from Jane Wilhelmina Stirling, youngest daughter of John Stirling, Laird of Kippendavie, where he met their Polish born homeopath Adam Lyszczynski who had married and settled in Scotland. Chopin was extremely ill with tuberculosis when he arrived in Scotland, but after homeopathic treatment he was soon well enough to travel and to perform.

Chopin also taught Emma Darwin, the wife of Charles Darwin, to play the piano.

Continue reading Frederick Chopin 1810 – 1849