Born: Friday, June 8, 1810 in Zwickau, Germany
Died: Tuesday, July 29, 1856 in Endenich, Germany
Nation of Origin: Germany
Four symphonies and other orchestral works
Liederkreis, Op. 24 (1840)
Dichterliebe, Op. 48 (1840)
Robert Schumann was a talented composer, pianist, and music critic who was married to the composer and pianist Clara Wieck Schumann.
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