Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann

Born: September 13, 1819

Died: May 20, 1896

Nationality: German

Occupation: Musician

Biography: Clara Schumann was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era. She exerted her influence over a 61-year concert career, changing the format and repertoire of the piano recital and the tastes of the listening public. Her husband was the composer Robert Schumann.

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Source/Notes: The complete correspondence of Clara and Robert Schumann (1994 edition), Peter Lang Pub Inc

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