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A rose lies on the keyboard of the Pleyel piano shipped to Frédéric Chopin in the Carthusian monasetery in Valldemossa, Mallorca in 1838. The instrument is housed in the monastic cell where Chopin spent a winter with his lover, Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, who wrote as George Sand. Chopin used the piano to compose some Preludes, a Polonaise, a Ballad and his Third Scherzo. The daily floral tribute to the composer has been carried out since the opening of the museum in the 1940s.