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Robert Schumann:

Clara Schumann

Clara Wieck was born in 1819 in the German city of Leipzig. Her father, Friedrich Wieck, was a piano teacher who decided even before his daughter was born that she was going to be a famous pianist. Clara toured all over Europe, playing in concert halls and for royalty.

Music heard in this episode:

Clara Schumann: Soirees Musicales
Clara Schumann: Scherzo
Clara Schumann: Pieces Fugitives
Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto
Clara Schumann: Das Ist Der Tag
Clara Schumann: Piano Trio
Clara Schumann: Quatre Pieces Caracteristiques
Clara Schumann: Variations on a Theme by Robert

Learn more about Robert Schumann

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This Week's Quiz

Before she was born, Clara Schumann's father wanted her to do what?

 Go to college.

 Play soccer.

 Become a famous pianist.

 Learn to cook

 Play the drums

At what age did Clara first perform in public?

 21

 15

 12

 9

 5

How did Clara support her family?

 Composing Music

 Writing Books

 Painting

 Baking Bread

 Concert Tours

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Robert Schumann:

Clara Schumann

Clara Wieck was born in 1819 in the German city of Leipzig. Her father, Friedrich Wieck, was a piano teacher who decided even before his daughter was born that she was going to be a famous pianist. Clara toured all over Europe, playing in concert halls and for royalty.

Music heard in this episode:

Clara Schumann: Soirees Musicales
Clara Schumann: Scherzo
Clara Schumann: Pieces Fugitives
Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto
Clara Schumann: Das Ist Der Tag
Clara Schumann: Piano Trio
Clara Schumann: Quatre Pieces Caracteristiques
Clara Schumann: Variations on a Theme by Robert

Learn more about Robert Schumann

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Before she was born, Clara Schumann's father wanted her to do what?

 Go to college.

 Play soccer.

 Become a famous pianist.

 Learn to cook

 Play the drums

At what age did Clara first perform in public?

 21

 15

 12

 9

 5

How did Clara support her family?

 Composing Music

 Writing Books

 Painting

 Baking Bread

 Concert Tours

 

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