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Felix Schumann (1854 - 1879)

Felix Schumann
Born in Düsseldorf, Stadtkreis Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germanymap
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[children unknown]
Died in Frankfurt am Main, Stadtkreis Frankfurt, Hessen, Germanymap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Sep 2020
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Biography

Robert and Clara's last child "Felix" , was born only after his father's committal to the sanatorium of Endenich. He was named after their departed friend Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, at the request of his parents. Felix was the artistically most talented Schumann child, but his hopes in the fields of music and literature were opposed not only by his mother's scepticism. As well as the poor state of health that prevented him from completing his law studies. His godfather was , Johannes Brahms. A good friend of all the Schumann children, set some of his poems to music. Felix Schumann deceased at the age of only 25 in Frankfurt where he, critically ill with tuberculosis. He spent the last weeks of his life with his mother."[1]

According to this timeline of his parents moves, his birth place would have been Düsseldorf. Sourced as well on Find A Grave, below.[2]

Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 22 September 2020), memorial page for Felix Schumann (11 Jun 1854–16 Feb 1879), Find A Grave: Memorial #186054541, citing Hauptfriedhof Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Stadtkreis Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany ; Maintained by Thomas Haas (contributor 48162931) .

Sources

  1. https://www.schumann-portal.de/felix-schumann-1169.html
  2. https://www.geneva.edu/~dksmith/clara/bio


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