The composer Robert Schumann died at the age of 46. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Widely regarded as one of the most influential composers of the Romantic era. He was best known for such works as “Papillons” and “Carnaval” from 1834.
His parents were not musically inclined, but still encouraged their son’s ambitions. He married his wife Clara, a prominent concert pianist, against her father’s wishes, which prompted a bitter legal battle over her earnings.
I sometimes lack confidence in public, although I am proud enough inwardly.
I was a God-fearing child, innocent and physically attractive.
Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm.
Talent works, genius creates.
If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.