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Clara Schumann

Clara Wieck was born in 1819 in the German city of Leipzig. Her father, Friedrich Wieck, was a piano teacher who decided even before his daughter was born that she was going to be a famous pianist. Clara toured all over Europe, playing in concert halls and for royalty.

When Robert and Clara Schumann got married, they had a wonderful musical partnership. In addition to composing her own music, Clara Schumann played the first performance of everything that Robert wrote for the piano, and introduced his music all over Europe.

Track list:
Clara Schumann: Soirees Musicales
Clara Schumann: Scherzo
Clara Schumann: Pieces Fugitives
Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto
Clara Schumann: Das Ist Der Tag
Clara Schumann: Piano Trio
Clara Schumann: Quatre Pieces Caracteristiques
Clara Schumann: Variations on a Theme by Robert

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Before she was born, Clara Schumann's father wanted her to do what?

Go to college.

Play soccer.

Become a famous pianist.

Learn to cook

Play the drums


2.At what age did Clara first perform in public?

21

15

12

9

5


3. How did Clara support her family?

Composing Music

Writing Books

Painting

Baking Bread

Concert Tours


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