Born On this Day: Clara Schumann

The pianist stopped composing at the age of 36.  Maybe due to her nurturing of her husband Robert, raising their children more or less alone, mentoring Johannes Brahms. Maybe the constraints were realistic. Maybe she had a superwoman complex that made her particularly perfectionistic. Surely, the society of her time was not exactly supportive ofContinue reading “Born On this Day: Clara Schumann”