Clara Schumann

Schumann in 1838 by [[Franz von Lenbach]] Clara Josephine Schumann (; née Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German pianist, composer, and piano teacher. Regarded as 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 from displays of virtuosity to programs of serious works. She also composed solo piano pieces, a piano concerto (her Op. 7), chamber music, choral pieces, and songs.

She grew up in Leipzig, where her father, Friedrich Wieck, was a pianist and teacher, and her mother, Mariane, was a pianist, singer, and piano teacher. She was a child prodigy, trained by her father. She began touring at age eleven, and was successful in Paris and Vienna, among other cities. She married the composer Robert Schumann, and the couple had eight children. Together, they encouraged Johannes Brahms and maintained a close relationship with him. She premiered many works by her husband and by Brahms in public.

After Robert Schumann's early death, she continued her concert tours in Europe for decades, frequently with the violinist Joseph Joachim and other chamber musicians. Beginning in 1878, she was an influential piano educator at Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium in Frankfurt, where she attracted international students. She edited the publication of her husband's work. Schumann died in Frankfurt, but was buried in Bonn beside her husband.

Several films have focused on Schumann's life, the earliest being ''Träumerei'' (''Dreaming'') of 1944. A 2008 film, ''Geliebte Clara'' (''Beloved Clara''), was directed by Helma Sanders-Brahms. An image of Clara Schumann from an 1835 lithograph by Andreas Staub was featured on the 100 Deutsche Mark banknote from 1989 to 2002. Interest in her compositions began to revive in the late 20th century, and her 2019 bicentenary prompted new books and exhibitions. Provided by Wikipedia
Showing 1 - 20 results of 36 for search 'Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.', query time: 0.04s Refine Results
1
by Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.
Published 1990
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
2
by Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.
Published 1993
Musical Score Book
3
by Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.
Published 2010
CD Audio
4
6
by Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.
Published 1999
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
CD Audio
7
by Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.
Published 1992
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
CONNECT
Electronic Audio
8
by Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.
Published 1988
CONNECT
Electronic Audio
9
10
11
12
by Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
Published 1970
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
13
by Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
Published 1970
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
14
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
15
by Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
Published 1981
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
16
by Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
Published 1970
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
17
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
18
by Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
Published 1970
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896,...
Musical Score Book
19
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book
20
Other Authors: ...Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896....
Musical Score Book