Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Schumann: Schumann resonance
Schu·mann(sho͞o′män′, -mən), Clara Wieck 1819-1896.
German composer noted especially for her romantic lieder and pieces for solo piano.
Schumann, Robert 1810-1856.
German composer known particularly for his song cycles, piano works, and symphonies. A leading romanticist, he encouraged and influenced Chopin and Brahms.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Biography) Elisabeth. (eˈliːzabɛt). 1885–1952, German soprano, noted esp for her interpretations of lieder
2. (Biography) Robert Alexander. (ˈroːbɛrt alɛˈksandər). 1810–56, German romantic composer, noted esp for his piano music, such as Carneval (1835) and Kreisleriana (1838), his songs, and four symphonies
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. Clara, (Clara Wieck), 1819–96, German pianist and composer.
2. her husband, Robert, 1810–56, German composer.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Schumann - German pianist and composer of piano music; renowned for her interpretation of music, especially the music of her husband Robert Schumann (1819-1896)|
|2.||Schumann - German romantic composer known for piano music and songs (1810-1856)|
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.