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Robert Schumann

  • June 8, 1810 Zwickau (Germany) - July 29, 1856 Franckfurt am Main (Germany)

Biography

Robert Schumann, a poetic background

Robert Schumann, the leading figure for all the musicians of the “1810 generation”, practically never left Germany where he shone for his critical writing and his musical compositions. A highly gifted child, he wrote novels, stories and poems at the age of twelve. His father owned a bookshop and passed on his taste for literature introducing him to the poetry of Paul Richter and E.T.A. Hoffmann who would remain part of his universe.

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