(1810-1856)

Robert Schumann | German composer

Robert Schumann, in full Robert Alexander Schumann, (born June 8, 1810, Zwickau, Saxony [now in Germany]-died July 29, 1856, Endenich, near Bonn, Prussia [Germany]), German Romantic composer renowned particularly for his piano music, songs (lieder), and orchestral music. Many of his best-known piano pieces were written for his wife, the pianist Clara Schumann.


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