Born: 1810-06-08 (Zwickau, Kingdom of Saxony) At present Zwickau, Germany.
Died: 1856-07-29 (Bonn, Rhine Province, Prussia) At present Endenich, Bonn, Germany.
Robert Alexander Schumann was a German composer and influential music critic.
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist.
Married to Clara Schumann.