Original materials related to 19th century German composer and music critic Robert Schumann, including a contemporary manuscript report of Schumann's conducting at Dusseldorf, written by W. Wortmann, deputy mayor of Dusseldorf and a leading member of the administration of the Allgemeiner Musikverein (of whose orchestra and chorus Schumann had been appointed director in 1850). Additional items include small portraits of Robert and Clara Schumann and brief correspondence related to the Schumanns.

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