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The Complete Correspondence of Clara and Robert Schumann

Critical Edition. Volume II- Edited by Eva Weissweiler- Translated by Hildegard Fritsch and Ronald L. Crawford

Ronald Crawford and Hildegard Fritsch

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.


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Endnotes Letter No. 112 Count Heinrich von Reuss-Kostritz (1803-1852), music patron, friend of Robert Schumann (henceforth referred to as R. S.) Count Joseph Sedlnitzky von Choltic (1778-1855), head of the Austrian Bureau of Censors Katharina Cibbini, nee Kozeluch (1785-1858), pianist and composer, lady-in-waiting for Empress Maria Anna of Austria Letter No. 113 Nanny (family name unknown), former maid of Clara Wieck (henceforth referred to as c. W.) Emilie List (1818-1902), daughter of Friedrich List, political economist, friend of c. w. Henriette Voigt, nee Kuntze (1808-1839), pianist, friend of R. S. William Sterndale Bennett (1816-1875), English pianist, composer, and conductor French woman-refers to Claudine Dufour, C. W. 's traveling companion Carl Banck (1809-1889), composer, music critic, often referred to as B. Moritz Reuter (1802-1853), physician, friend of R. S. and C. W., often referred to as R. Toccata in C major (1829-1832), Op. 7, by R. S. Fantasiestilcke (1837), Op. 12, by R. S. C.-refers to Katharina Cibbini, see note to Letter No. 112 above Johann Joseph Hermann Verhulst (1816-1891), Dutch composer, conductor, friend of R. S. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Therese Schumann (1803-1889), wife of R. S. 's brother Eduard Letter No. 114 Zwickau, town in Saxony, hometown of R. S. 528 Endnotes your brother-reference to R. S. 's brother Eduard Hof, town in Bavaria, on the river Saale Johann Georg Wilhelm von Schlegel (1812-1840), postmaster in Zwickau Anker-presumably "Der goldene Anker," a restaurant in Zwickau Ernestine von Fricken (1816-1844), the adoptive daughter of Baron Ignaz von Fricken Count Wilhelm...

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