German Romantic period composer and pianist Clara Josephine Wieck (1819-1896) was pushed by a father who wanted her to be a great musician and child prodigy. She married composer Robert Schumann against her father's wishes and continued to edit his works and letters after his death. She championed Robert's music and that of their dear friend Johannes Brahms.
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Continuation of Clara 96 commemoration of the centennial of her death. Includes organizational information with biography, works list, and various analyses of her output.
Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms
The relationship between the widow of Robert Schumann and the bachelor composer is explored through a creative writing assignment. Includes related links.
Clara Wieck Schumann
Biography, lyric translations, essays, bibliographies, discographies, photos, sound bytes, calendar, links, Clara Schumann Society information.
Schumann, Clara Wieck (1819 - 1896), Germany
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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