Episode: Ep. 017 - Happy Anniversary, Clara and Robert Schumann


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Ep. 017 - Happy Anniversary, Clara and Robert Schumann

Included in this episode:
In 1830, 20 year old Robert Schumann moved in with his piano teacher and his teacher’s 11 year old piano prodigy daughter named Clara. A 10-year courtship, dad’s strong disapproval, and a drawn-out court case later, Robert and Clara were married on the 12th of September 1840.

Also included in this episode:
A dirty diary, and Jon and Tina reveal their distaste for Robert Schumann's music.

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Robert & Clara’s Timeline
Clara Schumann Chronology
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