Home Nation World Business Politics Odd & Weird Region Entertainment Education
HINDI


Google doodle pays tribute to Clara Schumann on her 193rd birthday




Published by:
Published on: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 at 06:05 IST
Google doodle pays tribute to Clara Schumann on her 193rd birthday
California: Search giant Google Inc. paid tribute to German musician Clara Schumann with a doodle to mark her 193rd birthday. Visitors to Google's homepage were greeted with a doodle of Schumann appearing to play the piano in the presence of her children. As in the past clicking the doodle will take the visitor to the search results page for ‘Clara Schumann.’

Born on September 13, 1819, Clara Schumann was a famous German musician and composer. She is also one of the most distinguished pianists of her time. Her parents Marianne and Friedrich Wieck divorced when she was just five years old. She was then raised by her father who taught her how to play piano.

Clara made her first public debut when she was nine years old and as eleven years old she toured Paris playing solo recitals.

Schumann spent her childhood practicing and taking music lessons from her father, being tutored in language and music theory and attending. Her father was her first and only music teacher.

At the age of 18 Clara performed a series of recitals in Vienna. As a teenager she fell in love with Robert Schumann, one of her father’s students and later married him just before her 21st birthday writing a petition to Court of Appeal to marry without the consent of Friedrich Wieck.

Clara and Robert went on to a musical life together, she as a con cert pianist and he as a composer. Though later her family life was hit by tragedy- family responsibilities, career concerns and health problems took over. Four of her eight children and her husband predeceased her, and her husband and one of her sons ended their lives in insane asylums. She herself became deaf in her later life and often would need a wheelchair. Clara suffered a stroke on March 26, 1896, and died on May 20, in the same year at the age of 76.

- Chari Arora
Poonam Pandey exposes seductively for Brexelant breast enhancement cream campaign
Lucknow Mahotsav begins
Madhuri Dixit visits Lucknow to dedicate Literature Carnival to Child Rights
Akhilesh Yadav launches Modern Police Control Room, 1090 app for better UP
Kim Kardashian Exposes Deep Cleavage at Perfume Launch Event in Melbourne
Hot South Actress Nayanthara
Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan reunite for sister Arpita Khan
Kim Kardashian strips for top Magazine Covers
Sensational Poonam Pandey in Viru's 'Malini & Co'
Kim Kardashian flaunts nudity for PAPER magazine
Sunny Leone defines sexiness in Saree
Nandna Sen, Randeep Hooda passionate love making images from Rang Rasiya
Fire engulfs cracker market at Dussehra Ground in Faridabad
Tamanchey stars Richa Chadda, Nikhil Dwivedi promote their film in Lucknow
Samajwadi Party's National Convention Day 2014
>>

Opinion Polls
Bigg Boss 8: Who should be evicted this week?
Upen Patel
Sonali Raut
Renee Dhyani
Ali Quli Mirza
Praneet Bhatt

Pardaphash name, logo and all associated elements ® and © 2011 Mahakaal News Management Pvt. Ltd.
All rights reserved. Pardaphash and the Pardaphash logo are registered marks of Mahakaal News management Pvt. Ltd.
Pardaphash is hosted with Enzoo could compute engine.
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
This page is generated in : 0.417 Seconds




EXCLUSIVE: IT dept stamps Pardaphash reports; Raids corrupt engineer Yadav Singh's 25 bases