Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann, distinguished pianist and composer

Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German pianist and composer, and one of the most distinguished figures of the Romantic Era. One of the most soulful and famous pianists of the day.” – Edvard Grieg During her time, great female musicians were rare. Womens’ “careers” were… Read More

Happy birthday, Clara Wieck Schumann

Clara Wieck Schumann, born on 9/13/1819, was considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the 19th century admired by critics and other virtuosos including Chopin and Liszt. Her performing career spanned her entire life from her debut at eight to her death at seventy-six giving well over 2000 recitals. Although she had a tremendous… Read More