from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Schumann, Robert 1810-1856. German composer known particularly for his song cycles, piano works, and symphonies. A leading romanticist, he encouraged and influenced Chopin and Brahms.
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- n. German pianist and composer of piano music; renowned for her interpretation of music, especially the music of her husband Robert Schumann (1819-1896)
- n. German romantic composer known for piano music and songs (1810-1856)
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But here's the thing: that figure turns up nowhere else in Schumann's song output.
Asked what composers he's personally sick of, Libbey says: Of the canonic "great" composers, Robert Schumann is surely the most overrated.
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Then she called Schumann and said she wanted to play for him.
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