Sunday, April 6, 2008
Schumann, Robert Alex.
(1810-1856), German composer, attended Leipzig University, studied Law, then studied music at Heidelburg, piano from Wieck in Leipzig. He engaged in journalism to promote young musicians, married Wieck's daughter, Clara.
He composed 4 symphonies, concertos(piano, violin, cello), orchestral music, chamber music, and songs.