German Composer Robert Schumann Died On This Day in 1856 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer Robert Schumann died on this day in 1856 – aged 46

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Robert Schumann Death

German composer Robert Schumann died on this day in 1856 – aged 46.

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest musical exponents of the Romantic period.

Schumann’s exact cause of death is unknown – however modern view has suggested possibly syphilis or mercury poisoning.

FRANK PETER ZIMMERMANN | SCHUMANN VIOLIN CONCERTO | JUKKA PEKKA SARASTE & WDR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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