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Clara Schumann
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Musician
    (September 13, 1819-May 20, 1896)
    Born in Leipzig, Germany
    Birth name was Clara Wieck
    Classical pianist
    Wife of composer Robert Schumann
    She did not speak until she was four years old.
    She was a teenaged piano prodigy.
    She and Robert clashed over his desire to have a traditional wife versus her love of playing and touring.
    She wrote music in her youth, but gave it up, declaring, ‘A woman must not desire to compose – there has never yet been one able to do it.’
    Despite Robert’s opposition to her performing, her concerts were the main source of income for the family.
    She was called ‘the high priestess of music.’
    During a revolution in Dresden, she walked through the front lines, defying a group of armed men, to rescue her children (1848).
    After her husband died in an asylum, she refused charity from a group of musicians offering to perform a benefit concert for her.

Credit: C. Fishel


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