Robert Schumann, another composer and musician, came to study music with Clara's father and Clara and Robert soon fell in love. Robert asked Clara to marry him, but Clara's parents objected to the marriage since Robert was 9 years older than she. A few years later Clara and Robert did Marry and had eight children together.
Throughout her life, Clara was well-known as a piano soloist. Clara wrote 66 pieces, including works for piano and orchestra. When her husband died, Clara committed the rest of her life to performing his music. Clara died in Germany on May 20th, 1896.
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