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Clara Schumann

Pianist, Composer (13-Sep-1819 — 20-May-1896)


John Naglee Burk. Clara Schumann: A Romantic Biography. Random house. 1940. 438pp.

Joan Chissell. Clara Schumann: A Study of Her Life and Work. Hamish Hamilton. 1983. 232pp.

Bertita Harding. Concerto: The Glowing Story of Clara Schumann. Bobbs-Merrill. 1961. 288pp.

Dieter Kühn. Clara Schumann, Klavier: Ein Lebensbuch. Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag. 1998. 736pp. Language: German.

Elizabeth Kyle. Duet: The Story of Clara and Robert Schumann. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1968. 211pp.

Nancy B. Reich. Clara Schumann: The Artist and the Woman. Cornell University Press. 2001. 385pp.

Hilda White. Song Without End: The Love Story of Clara and Robert Schumann. E. P. Dutton. 1959. 300pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1312)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.597)

  8. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.787)

  9. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.220-21)

  10. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.910)

  11. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.419)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.444)

  13. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.408)

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