Clara Schumann - Quotes

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I do not want horses or diamonds - I am happy in possessing you.

I do not want horses or diamonds - I am happy in possessing you.

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.

Why hurry over beautiful things? Why not linger and enjoy them?

Why hurry over beautiful things? Why not linger and enjoy them?

Is an artist much more than a beggar?

Is an artist much more than a beggar?

Treasures are no longer to be got by instrumental art. ---->>>

My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less, but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?

My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less, but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?

The tea is ice-cold, the room grows colder and colder, but I grow warmer and warmer. ---->>>

I cannot be so bad when everybody is so fond of me. ---->>>

There is nothing greater than the joy of composing something oneself and then listening to it. ---->>>

If I have known much trouble in my youth, I have also known much joy. ---->>>

Every man has his faults; I have and so have you - you will allow me to say so! ---->>>

I wish to lead a life free from care, and I see that I shall be unhappy if I cannot always work at my art. ---->>>

I cannot give a single concert at which I do not play one piece after the other in an agony of terror because my memory threatens to fail me. This fear torments me for days beforehand. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: September 13, 1819
Birthplace: in Leipzig, Germany
Die: 01-01, 1970
Occupation: Musician
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Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era. She exerted her influence over a 61-year concert career, changing the format and repertoire of the piano recital and the tastes of the listening public (wikipedia)