Clara Schumann

1819 - 1896

Clara Schumann

Clara Josephine Schumann ([ˈklaːʀa ˈʃuːman]; née Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German pianist, composer and piano teacher. Regarded as one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era, she exerted her influence over a 61-year concert career, changing the format and repertoire of the piano recital from displays of virtuosity to programs of serious works. She also composed solo piano pieces, a piano concerto (her Op. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clara Schumann has received more than 1,011,819 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 18th most popular musician.

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Among musicians, Clara Schumann ranks 19 out of 2,258Before her are Leopold Mozart, Elton John, Ray Charles, Arcangelo Corelli, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. After her are Brian May, Naruhito, Mark Knopfler, Chuck Berry, B.B. King, and Eric Clapton.

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Among people born in 1819, Clara Schumann ranks 5Before her are Queen Victoria, Gustave Courbet, Jacques Offenbach, and Herman Melville. After her are Léon Foucault, Walt Whitman, Albert, Prince Consort, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Báb, John Ruskin, and Hippolyte Fizeau. Among people deceased in 1896, Clara Schumann ranks 4Before her are Alfred Nobel, Paul Verlaine, and Anton Bruckner. After her are William Morris, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, August Kekulé, Otto Lilienthal, Hippolyte Fizeau, John Everett Millais, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Naser al-Din Shah Qajar.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Clara Schumann ranks 124 out of 3,763Before her are Henry the Fowler (876), Walter Gropius (1883), Karl Dönitz (1891), Frederick III, German Emperor (1831), Alois Alzheimer (1864), and Gerd von Rundstedt (1875). After her are Meister Eckhart (1260), Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805), Franz von Papen (1879), Max Ernst (1891), Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767), and Wilhelm Röntgen (1845).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Clara Schumann ranks 2Before her are Leopold Mozart (1719). After her are Till Lindemann (1963), James Last (1929), Hans von Bülow (1830), Frank Farian (1941), André Previn (1929), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), Rudolf Schenker (1948), Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806), Richard Z. Kruspe (1967), and Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784).

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