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Robert Alexander Schumann

Robert Alexander Schumann (June 8, 1810 Zwickau-July 29, 1856 Endenich) a.k.a. R. Schumann, 슈만, Schumann, Robert Schumann, Robert Schuhmann or Schuhmann, Robert was a German pianist, music critic and composer. He had eight children, Julie Schumann, Elise Schumann, Emil Schumann, Ferdinand Schumann, Ludwig Schumann, Marie Schumann, Eugenie Schumann and Felix Schumann.

Discography: Symphonic Etudes / Albumblaetter / Arabesque, Symphonies Nos 1 and 3 (BRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels), Fantasiestücke / Symphonische Etüden / u.a. (piano: Peter Schmalfuss & Bianca Sitzius, clarinet: Elisabeth Ganter), Fantasie in C Major - Bunte Blätter (Dénes Várjon, Piano), Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 (violin: Ilya Kaler, piano: Boris Slutsky), Kinderszenen / Kreisleriana / Humoreske (Radu Lupu), The Four Symphonies / Manfred Overture (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell), Piano Trios, Volume 1 (Vienna Brahms Trio), Piano Concerto in A minor / Piano Quintet (feat. piano: Maria João Pires) and Streichquartette Nr. 1 & 3 (Zehetmair Quartet). Genres: Romantic music, Classical music, Opera, Art song, Incidental music, Lied and Novelette.

Robert Schumann was born in Zwickau, Germany and showed great talent in music from an early age. He received his first musical education from his father and then went on to study law at the University of Leipzig. However, his passion for music continued to grow and he eventually abandoned his legal studies to focus solely on music.

As a composer, Schumann is known for his contributions to the Romantic music movement, especially in the realms of piano music and art song. Some of his most famous works include Kinderszenen, Carnaval, and Dichterliebe.

In addition to composing, Schumann was also a prominent music critic and founded the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik in 1834. He used his platform to promote the works of fellow composers such as Chopin and Brahms.

Schumann's mental health began to decline in the late 1830s and he suffered from severe mood swings and periods of depression. He was admitted to a mental institution in 1854 and remained there until his death in 1856.

Despite his personal struggles, Schumann's influence on Romantic music has been significant and his compositions continue to be celebrated to this day.

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