This Week on Illuminations: Clara Schumann
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Clara Schumann (nee Wieck) was born on 13 September 1819 in Leipzig, Germany. She learned piano from an early age and performed in public from age 11. One of her teachers was Robert Schumann whom she eventually married. Clara completed many compositions, which are rarely performed. To celebrate her bicentenary, Rod Watson will present a range of her compositions.