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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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