(1810-1856) German composer, pianist, and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era.
Autograph letter signed, one page (cardboard), 4 x 3 inch (affixed on a slightly larger sheet), Düsseldorf, 1.12.1851, in German, to Miss Emilie List (daughter of Friedrich List: 1789-1846, German-American economist who developed the "National System" of political economy) in Munich - Robert Schumann informed her of the birth of a daughter, written and signed in dark ink "Klara und Robert Sch" - envelope addressed by Robert Schumann and corrected by Clara Schumann (last line), attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with the original envelope and a picture of Klara and Robert Schumann (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch), with signs of wear to the envelope - in fine to very fine condition.
"[envelope]: Ihro Wohlgeboren
Fräulein Emilie List
in München - frei.
Abzugeben bei der - Frau Professorin List
[Letter]: Zu froher Nachricht, daß wir heute in der ersten Morgenstunde mit einem Töchterchen beschenkt worden sind.
Klara und Robert Sch.
Düsseldorf, - den 1sten December - 1851."
"To Well-Born Miss
in Munich - post-free.
To be handed in to - [Mrs.] Professor List
To announce the happy news that we have been blessed with a baby daughter today in the first hour of the morning.
Klara and Robert Sch[umann]
Düsseldorf, - 1 December - 1851."
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