Friday, March 18, 2011
Bosnia & Herzegovnia
Robert Schumann(1810-1856), German composer, aesthete and influential music critic. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most representative composers of the Romantic era. He started to take piano lesson early, later entered school to study law, but returned to music and studied piano with Friedrick Wieck. He received few tokens of honor; he was awarded a doctoral degree by the University of Jena in 1840, and in 1843 a professorship in the Leipzig Conservatory of Music which was founded by Mendelssohn in that year. In 1838 he married Clara Wieck, daughter of his teacher.
He composed 4 symphonies, orchestral music, concertos(piano, violin, cello), chamber music and piano pieces.