The Complete Correspondence of Clara and Robert Schumann
Critical Edition. Volume II- Edited by Eva Weissweiler- Translated by Hildegard Fritsch and Ronald L. Crawford
©1997 Monographs 574 Pages
The second volume of the Schumann correspondence contains letters written by Robert Schumann (1810-1856) and Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896) in 1839, documenting the major events of that year: Clara's concert tour and stay in Paris, Friedrich Wieck's continued vehement opposition to Robert's courtship of his daughter, Clara and Robert's legal action to obtain the court's consent for their marriage, Clara's reunion and stay with her mother in Berlin, and the death of Robert's brother Eduard.