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Robert Schumann By Barbara Meier

Robert Schumann by Barbara Meier

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Summary

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) was the quiet one, the tormented genius. A serious illness prevented him from becoming a pianist, but he fell in love with Clara, the daughter of his teacher Friedrich Wick and married her in 1840. Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy appointed him lecturer in composition at the conservatory in Leipzig in 1843.

Robert Schumann Summary

Robert Schumann by Barbara Meier

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) was the quiet one, the tormented genius. A serious illness prevented him from becoming a pianist, but he fell in love with Clara, the daughter of his teacher Friedrich Wick and married her in 1840. Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy appointed him lecturer in composition at the conservatory in Leipzig in 1843. A year later the couple moved to Dresden. Then in 1950, he became Musical Director of the city of Dusseldorf. Bis his demons followed him wherever he went and he tried to kill himself jumping into the Rhine four years later. He died two years later in a sanatorium.

About Barbara Meier

Barbara Meier has written widely on composers such as Mahler, Strauss and Schoenberg. Her biography of Giuseppe Verdi was published by Lifex in May 2003.

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GOR001469661
9781904341543
1904341543
Robert Schumann by Barbara Meier
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Haus Publishing
2004-08-31
176
N/A
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