Links & Listens: Schumann in Zwickau

http://www.schumannzwickau.de/en/

The Robert Schumann House, located in Zwickau, Germany, is an archive and museum dedicated to the life of Robert Schumann. Schumann was born in Zwickau in 1810, and lived at the house for several years of his life.

The Robert Schumann House in Zwickau, Germany

The Robert Schumann House in Zwickau, Germany

This web site – run by the city of Zwickau, contains helpful biographical information, archival documents (the world’s largest collection), and artifacts from Schumann’s lifetime spent in Zwickau. The site is overseen by music scholars well versed in Schumann’s life and music. You can contact the Robert Schumann House administration to book a time to access the archival collection for research purposes.

Visit the website for more information, or take note of the location for a future visit to Germany.

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