For many years, Ignacy Jan Paderewski had dreamed of finding a home to which he could happily return after his long and exhausting concert tours. Yet, all of his initial investments in real estate missed the mark. Finally, in the late eighteen-nineties, the musician came across a place that, as he himself described, fulfilled all his dreams. This was the picturesque property at Riond-Bosson in Switzerland, located near the charming old town of Morges. The villa was surrounded by a sprawling park and gardens, and its spacious terrace looked out over Lake Geneva and the majestic Mont Blanc. Captivated by the atmosphere and mountain vistas, the musician purchased the property as soon as it was put up for sale. The Riond-Bosson residence quickly became the home that the artist had yearned for, where he could rest and experience familial bliss. Guests of the Paderewskis recalled that the residence was elegant yet comfortable.