BirthdaySeptember 13, 1819
BirthplaceLeipzig, Germany

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Clara Schumann

    Full name: Clara Schumann
    Also known as: Clara Schumann, Schumann, Clara
    Professions: German musician, pianist composer
    Nationality: German
    Occupation: Pianist, composer

  2. Clara Schumann Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 20th of May, 1896 (Age: 76)

  3. Clara Schumann Biography

    Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) 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. Together they encouraged Johannes Brahms. She was the first to perform publicly any work by Brahms. She later premiered some other pieces by Brahms, notably the Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel.

  4. Clara Schumann Family

    Spouse: Robert Schumanndied
    Childrens: Eight

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