Clara Schumann (1819-1896)



Famous Works Involving Orchestra

2 piano concertos

Fun Facts

  • Schumann was one of the first pianists to perform from memory, a tradition that still exists to this day!
  • Clara married fellow composer Robert Schumann against her father’s desires. They had 8 children together.
  • She had a close relationship with Brahms and was the first person to perform his music in public.

Get to know Clara Schumann in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Jonquil Thoms!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Schumann’s Music

  • None at this time

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