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Robert Schumann (1810–1856)

Schumann studied Law and at the same time attended piano lessons. He ignored all musical theory because in his mind the romantic music had only to be inspired by fantasy. Publishing the "Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik" he supported young composers of his time like Frédéric Chopin or Johannes Brahms. His own compositions where accepted when his wife '... See full bio »

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 2013 Kakukoto no omosa: sakka sato yasushi (Documentary) (writer: "Traumerei")
 2013/I Lee Daniels' The Butler (writer: "Piano Concerto in A Minor Op. 54-1")
 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis (writer: "3 Romances, Op. 28: No. 2 in F Sharp Major")
 2012 Conxita Badia no existeix (Documentary) (writer: "Campanades de neu")
 2012 In Dreams, En Rêves, In Träumen (Documentary short) (as Schumann, "Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen", "Und wüssten's die Blumen", "Allnächtlich im Traume", "Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome", "Aus alten Märchen winkt es")
 2011 Waiting for a Stranger (Short) (writer: "Traumerei (Scenes From Childhood) Op. 15")
 2011 The Preening Swan (writer: "Des Abends, Fantasiestuecke Op.12")
 2011 Tabu: The Soul Is a Stranger on Earth (music: "Im wunderschönen Monat Mai")
 2011 The Tree of Life (writer: "Allegro affettuoso [Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54]")
 2011 Ghosts-Schumann's Visit (TV Movie) (music: "Geistervariationen")
 2011 From Prada to Nada (writer: "Adagio Und Allegro Op 70 Ii Allegro")
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Broken (2009) ... (music: "Kinderszenen Op. 15, No. 1 Von Fremden Ländern Und Menschen" - uncredited)
 2009 Infidels (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2009) ... (writer: "Dichterliebe, Op. 48")
 2009 Tetro (writer: "Wichtige Begebenheit" - uncredited)
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "ARABESKE FOR PIANO IN C MAJOR OP. 18")
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You'll Be the Death of Me (2008) ... (writer: "Fantasy Pieces-Why?" - uncredited)
 2008 What Doesn't Kill You (writer: "Von fremden Landern and Menschen (Of Foreign Lands and Peoples)")
 2008 Concerto ("Widmung (Dedication)")
 2007 Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schumann: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A Minor (2007) ... (writer: "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor op. 54")
 2007 El pasado (writer: "Kinderszenen Op. 15, Von Fremden Landern Und Menschen (Scenes From Childhood)")
 2007 A Perfect Match (music: "Frauenliebe und Leben")
 2007 Switching - Goodbye Me (writer: "Träumerei", "Phantasiestücke, Op.73 No.1")
 2007 Bizan (music: "Träumerei" - uncredited)
 2006 Fiction (writer: "Kinderzenen OP 15 (Traumerei)")
 2006 Martha Argerich spielt Schumann (TV Movie) (writer: "Adagio & Allegro brillante (from Études symphoniques, op. 13)", "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor, op. 54", "Von fremden Ländern und Menschen (from Kinderszenen, op. 15)", "4 Pieces from Carnaval, op. 9", "Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120")
 2006 Vitus (writer: "Der wilde Reiter", "Klavierkonzert in a-Moll Op. 54")
 2005 The White Countess (writer: "Carnivale Op. 9" (1834-5))
 2005 Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (writer: "Piano Quintet in E-flat Major Opus 44 (In Moda d'una Marcia)")
 2005 While the Widow Is Away (Short) (writer: "Piano Concerto in A Minor, op.54")
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Cello Concerto, Op.129, 1st Movement 1st Theme" - uncredited)
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Black Forest (2004) ... (writer: "Concerto Grosso Fur Vioeline & Streichorchester Op. 3/3" - uncredited)
 2004 Visions of Europe ("Die alten, bösen Lieder")
 2003 Saraband (TV Movie) (writer: "Quintet for Piano, 2 Violins, Viola and Cello, Op 44")
 2003 Beyond Borders (writer: "Traumerei")
 2003/I Swing (writer: "Traumerei")
 2003 Dangerous Liaisons (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Carnaval, Op. 9, Scènes mignonnes sur quatre notes: 'Chopin'")
 2003 The Adventures of Ociee Nash ("Arabesque Opus 18")
 2003 Perduto amor (writer: "IN DER FREMDE")
 2002 Moonlight Mile (writer: "String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 41, No. 1 Andante Expressivo: Allegro")
 2001 Wasabi (writer: "Reverie" (extrait de "Scenes D'enfants Op.15))
 2001 Last Wedding (writer: "Romance, Op. 28, No. 2")
 2001/I Crush (writer: "Kinderszenen Traumerie", "Kinderszenen Von Fremden Landern Und Menschen")
 2001 Original Sin (writer: "Of Foreign Lands and People")
 2001 Final (writer: "Frightening")
 2000 Dichterliebe (TV Short) (writer: "Dichterliebe, Liedercyklus op. 48")
 1999 May the Butterfly Dance (TV Movie) ("Kinderszenen op. 15")
 1999 Wisconsin Death Trip (writer: "Traumerei")
 1999 Dois Córregos - Verdades Submersas no Tempo (writer: "Valsa Chopin")
 1999 The Loss of Sexual Innocence (writer: "Träumerei", "Der Dichter spricht")
 1998 Hilary and Jackie (writer: "First Fantasy Piece for Violoncello and Piano, Opus 73")
 1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Tales of Worm Paranoia (1997) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
 1997 The Chambermaid on the Titanic (writer: "Andante Cantabile - Piano Quartet in E Flat, Op. 47")
 1996 Ruth Orkin: Frames of Life (Documentary short) (music: "From Foreign Lands and People (Von fremden Ländern und Menschen, Op. 15, No. 1)")
 1996 Shine (writer: "Fast Zu Ernst - Scences From Childhood, Opus 15")
 1995 La huitième nuit (Short) (music: "Thème")
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary) (as Schumann, "Symphonie no3: La Rhénanienne")
 1991-1995 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 6 episodes)
- A Scooter for Yaksmas (1995) ... (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
- I Was a Teenage Stimpy/Who's Stupid Now? (1995) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
- Insomaniac Ren/My Shiny Friend (1995) ... (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
- Pixie King/Aloha Hoek (1995) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
- I Love Chicken/Powdered Toast Man vs. Waffle Woman (1994) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
 1993-1995 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Gimme the Works/Buttons in Ows/Hercules Unwound (1995) ... (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
- A Hard Days Warner/Gimme a Break/Please Get a Life Foundation (1995) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
- Super Strong Warner Siblings/Nutcracker Slappy/Wakko's New Gookie/A Quake, a Quake! (1995) ... (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
- Guardin' in the Garden/Plane Pals (1993) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
 1995 Celestial Clockwork (music: "Frauenliebe und -leben, opus 42", "Ich kannem nicht Fassen")
 1993 Abraham's Valley (music: "Clair de Lune (Mondnacht)" - as Schumann)
 1993 I Don't Want to Talk About It (as Schumann, "ESTUDIO OP 68")
 1990-1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes)
- Best of Buster Day (1992) ... (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
- Toons from the Crypt (1992) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
- Buster and Babs Go Hawaiian (1991) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
- You Asked for It Again (1991) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
- Mr. Popular's Rules of Cool! (1990) ... (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
 1992 The Accompanist (writer: "Scenes d'enfants: De pays lointains")
 1992 Le mirage (music: "Symphonie no 3")
 1991 El día que nací yo ("Kinderszenen: Von fremden Ländern und Menschen") / (writer: "Von fremden Ländern und Menschen" ("De lejanas tierras"))
 1991 Meeting Venus (music: "Du bis wie eine Blume")
 1991 Taz-Mania (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Dog the Turtle Story (1991) ... (music: "Reverie" - uncredited)
 1991 American Friends ("Schumann Lieder [Opus 25]")
 1990 A Tale of Springtime (writer: "les Chants de l'aube", "Etudes symphoniques")
 1989 El olivar de Atocha (TV Series) (writer: "El carnaval")
 1989 The 15 Year Old Girl (music: "Davidsbündelertanze, opus 6")
 1988 Madame Sousatzka (writer: "Carnaval", "Traumerei", "Piano Concerto in A Minor")
 1988 The Music Teacher (writer: "Widmung", "Stille Tränen")
 1988 Satisfaction (writer: "Carnaval Preamble")
 1986 The Adventures of Milo and Otis ("Rêverie")
 1986 Horowitz in Moscow (TV Movie documentary) (as Schumann, "Traumerei - Kinderszenen Op.15")
 1985 Vladimir Horowitz: The Last Romantic (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Novelette in F-Dur. Opus 21" - as Schumann)
 1982 Sophie's Choice (writer: "About Foreign Lands and People, Op.15, No.1" (1838))
 1982 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (writer: "Dichterliebe, Opus 48, No.7: Ich grolle nicht" (1840) - uncredited)
 1982 I Are You, You Am Me (writer: "Träumerei")
 1980 Nijinsky (writer: "CARNAVAL" (excerpts))
 1978 The Getting of Wisdom (music: "Kinderszenen Op. 15, No. 1 Von Fremden Ländern Und Menschen" - uncredited)
 1973 World on a Wire (TV Movie) (music: "Kinderszenen Op. 15, No. 1 Von Fremden Ländern Und Menschen" - uncredited)
 1972 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Hedda Gabler (1972) ... (music: "Fantasie Stucke" - uncredited)
 1971 Erotic Fantasies (Short) (music: "Music Extracts" - uncredited)
 1970 Tropic of Cancer (writer: "Frölicher Landmann (The Happy Farmer)", "Aufschwung (Flight)")
 1968 Urutora sebun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shijou saidai no shinryaku (Kouen) (1968) ... (writer: "Piano Concerto in A Minor Op 54")
 1967 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sounds and Sights of San Francisco (1967) ... (writer: "Piano Concerto in A Minor")
 1964 Gertrud (music: "Ich grolle nicht" - uncredited)
 1964 The Hunter's Diary (writer: "Zigeunerleben" - as Robert Alexander Schumann)
 1961 Konga (music: "Arabeske" - uncredited)
 1956 The Gamma People (music: "Traumerei" - uncredited)
 1955 Smiles of a Summer Night (music: "AUFSCHWUNG OPUS 12 NR 2")
 1954 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Great Ladies in Theatre Tribute (1954) ... (writer: "Dedication")
 1953 Plop Goes the Weasel (Short) (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
 1953 Hare Trimmed (Short) (music: "Träumerei" - uncredited)
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.24 (1953) ... (music: "Wild Horses" - uncredited)
 1950 Portrait of Clare (music: "Devotion")
 1947 Song of Love (music: "Traumerai" (uncredited), "Piano Concerto in A minor" (excerpts) (uncredited), "Arabeske, Opus 18" (excerpts) (uncredited), "Verrufene Stelle (Haunted Spot), Opus 82, No. 3" (excerpts) (uncredited), "Widmung")
 1947 Possessed ("Carnaval, Opus 9")
 1946 The Bells in Old Town (writer: "Kinderszenen, op. 15. Träumerei")
 1946 Notorious (writer: "Carnaval, Op. 9, Scènes mignonnes sur quatre notes: 'Chopin'" - uncredited)
 1944 The Old Grey Hare (Short) (music: "Träumerei" - uncredited)
 1944 Hare Ribbin' (Short) (music: "Träumerei" - uncredited)
 1944 Duck Soup to Nuts (Short) (music: "Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 7 'Träumerei'" - uncredited)
 1944 Träumerei ("Träumerei")
 1942 Hobby Horse-Laffs (Short) (music: "The Merry Peasant" - uncredited)
 1940 Lady with Red Hair (music: "The Happy Farmer" (1848) - uncredited)
 1940 Malibu Beach Party (Short) (music: "Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 7 'Träumerei'" (1838) - uncredited)
 1940 Tom Thumb in Trouble (Short) (music: "Träumerei" - uncredited)
 1940 Americaner Shadchen (writer: "Kinderszenen, Op.15, No.7 'Traumerei'" (1838))
 1940 Crimes at the Dark House (music: "Romance" - uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (music: "The Happy Farmer, Op. 68, No. 10" (1848) - uncredited)
 1939 Naughty But Nice (music: "I'm Up a Tree" - uncredited)
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder (music: "Kinderszenen: Träumerei, Op.15" (1838) - uncredited)
 1938 Script Girl (Short) (music: "Träumerei in F Major, Op. 15/7" - uncredited)
 1938 Daffy Duck & Egghead (Short) (music: "Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 7 - Träumerei" - uncredited)
 1937 Double Wedding (music: "Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 7 'Träumerei'" (1838) - uncredited)
 1937 The Ticket of Leave Man (music: "Romance" - uncredited)
 1937 Action for Slander (music: "Arabesque" - uncredited)
 1937 Porky's Romance (Short) (music: "Träumerei")
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able (music: "Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 7 - 'Träumerei'" (1838) - uncredited)
 1936 Porky's Poultry Plant (Short) (music: "Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 7 'Träumerei'" - uncredited)
 1936 I Love to Singa (Short) (music: "Träumerei" - uncredited)
 1936 We Went to College (writer: "Kinderszenen, Op.15, No.7 (Traumerei)" (1838) - uncredited)
 1936 Next Time We Love (music: "Symphony No. 3 (Rhenish): 1st movement" (excerpt)")
 1935 Break of Hearts (music: "Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 7 'Träumerei'" (1838) - uncredited)
 1934 Rhythm in the Bow (Short) (music: "Träumerei" - uncredited)
 1934 The Black Cat (music: "Quintet for two violins, viola, cello and piano in E flat major, opus 44" - uncredited)
 1932 Three's a Crowd (Short) (music: "Träumerei")
 1932 For the Love of Mike (music: "Traumerei" - uncredited)
 1932 Broken Lullaby (music: "Traumerei" - uncredited)
 1932 Tonight's the Night: Pass It On (music: "Traumerei" - uncredited)
 1931 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (writer: "Fantasiestücke, op. 12: II. Aufschwung" (1837) - uncredited)
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His ballet, "Davidsbundlertanze," was performed with "Divertimento No. 15," and "Symphony in Three Movements," in a New York City Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England.

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Eight children by his wife Clara Wieck Schumann: Marie Schumann, born September 1 1841; Elise Schumann, born April 25 1843; Julie Schumann, born March 11 1845; Emil Schumann, born February 8 1846; Ludwig Schumann, born January 20 1848; Ferdinand Schumann, born July 16 1849; Eugenie Schumann, born December 1 1851; and Felix Schumann, born June 11 1854. Like his father, Ludwig Schumann suffered ... See more »

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