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Schumann, Robert

Syllabification: Schu·mann, Robert
Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞omən, -ˌmän
 
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Definition of Schumann, Robert in English:

( 1810–56), German composer; full name Robert Alexander Schumann. A leading romantic composer, he is particularly noted for his songs and piano music, as well as for four symphonies and much chamber music. His wife Clara Wieck ( 1819–96) was a noted pianist and composer.

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