Ep. 17 - Happy Anniversary, Clara and Robert Schumann
This week, we wish a very happy 178th wedding anniversary to 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.
September 2018 Schedule:
September 3rd - Classical Music Month
September 10th - Happy Anniversary, Clara and Robert Schumann
September 17th - Offenbach's La Belle Hélène
September 24th - God Save the King