Childhood and Adolescence in Zwickau 1810-1828

Parents and Siblings • Schumann and the Church • Schumann at School • First Artistic Efforts • Educational Tours

The exhibitions shows, among other things, portraits of Schumann’s parents and the earliest picture of Robert Schumann as an adolescent, paperbacks and a coin balance used in August Schumann’s bookshop, a letter written by Schumann to his mother at the age of 7, a draft of his family tree when the composer was 14 years old, Schumann’s bookcase, his leather wallet with engraved signature as well as Robert Schumann’s bible.


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