||Born 13 September in Leipzig; daughter of Friedrich Wieck (a music teacher) and Marianne Tromlitz Wieck (a soprano)|
||Begins, at age five, to play the piano; is taught by her father, Friedrich Wieck |
||First concert debut at 9 years of age, at Leipzig Gewandhaus
||First full recital, at Leipzig Gewandhaus |
||Robert Schumann comes to live with the Wiecks|
||First extended tour
||Robert officially proposes to Clara's father, he is adamantly against the marriage|
||15 Awarded highest Austrian honour: named Royal and Imperial Virtuosa. |
||12 September, Robert and Clara are finally married; the union results in 8 children |
||5 March Clara named honorary member of St. Petersburg Philharmonic Society. |
||30 September Robert and Clara meet Johannes Brahms (he was to become a very close friend).
||Husband committed to an asylum|
||Moves to Berlin where she performs, teaches, and champions the music of Schumann and Brahms, and was a direct influence on their music.
||Joins faculty of Hoch Conservatory|
||26 March, Clara has a stroke; Dies 20 May at the age of 76|