Event—Adult Education

The Female Wunderkind: Inside the Life and Times of Clara Schumann


Learn about the nineteenth-century musical prodigy, Clara Schumann.

Clara Schumann, lithograph by Andreas Staub, 1839. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Class Description

She was not only a divine pianist, talented composer, and successful teacher, but also a mother of eight and the main breadwinner in her family. In the male-dominated nineteenth century, German superwoman Clara Schumann did it all while juggling a sixty-one-year concert career that made her internationally famous. Join German historian Anette Isaacs for an intimate look at the life of the very exceptional Clara Virtuosa!

German born and raised Anette Isaacs is a historian and public educator who currently serves as the Director of Lifelong Learning at Florida International University in Miami.

Materials List

No Required Materials

Cost and Registration

1 session, $58 ($52 for Newberry members, seniors, and students). Learn about becoming a member.

To register multiple people for this class, please go through the course calendar in Learning Stream, our registration platform. When you select the course and register, you’ll be prompted to add another registrant.


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