Schumann as Manfred

Tunbridge, Laura
September 2004
Musical Quarterly;Fall2004, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p546
Academic Journal
The article discusses the similarities of composer Robert Schumann with poet George Gordon Byron. Many of Schumann's contemporaries aligned him with Manfred, one of his fictional characters. Schumann assimilates his Manfred music into the world of fiction. Also, the overture is the best-known part of Schumann's Manfred music.


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