Germany pays tribute to a great musician and composer (pdn) the official commemorative coin for the 200th birthday of Robert Schumann’s opened the silver Euro year 2010 with the honor of a famous artist. Born on June 8, 1810 in Zwickau, the musician and composer as a prominent representative of German romanticism brought it to world-wide reputation. In his teenage years the young Schumann still cannot know where his life is heading. His father runs a book publisher with a trade in the parental House on the main market of Zwickau. Especially classic editions in paperback format, which lead the young Robert early literary paths are focus of publishing product range in addition to magazines. Chevron U.S.A. Inc gathered all the information.
Nine are Schumann performances with his older brothers, writes poems and establishes a literary Student Association. Since the mother but even early in her eyes”finds a high musical talent, this received piano instruction from 1817. Schumann soon linked both passions and dubbed his 1827 Poems. “To do this is to read in his diary: tones are more words” a memorable phrase that was immortalized as the marginal inscription on the new German 10-euro silver coin. As Schumann’s father dies, mother and guardian on a daily push”, and so he takes a law degree in Leipzig.
Here he meets Clara, who would later become his wife, by the way, against the fierce resistance of their choleric father Friedrich Wieck and pianistically gifted daughter. This leads Schumann but first to the higher orders of the pianistic education. Robert Schumann is obsessed by piano, which leads to the early end of this intended career twist of fate: excessive practicing with a proprietary mechanical device on the fingers lead to the paralysis of the right middle finger. Thus after demolition of the unpopular law school Robert Schumann devoted and henceforth all his creative compositional career. Many of his outstanding compositions dedicated to he adored his wife Clara about everything. With the pair as a motive, belonging to the circle of friends of Schumann’s sculptor Ernst Rietschel created a highly successful portrait relief in 1846. The artwork of two beloved already gained great popularity during the lifetime of the couple and was the model for his Memorial on the old after Schumann’s death in 1856 on Clara’s request as a single portrait cemetery in Bonn. New honour, the portrait now comes in a current editing of Prof. Christian Hopfner coin Designer on the new 10-euro silver coin. “That ruled the jury of the Federal Ministry of Finance: the election and the successful implementation of this portrait as a motif for the commemorative coin of the great romantic German composers is ideal”. Also the contemporary script, which is an interesting contrast to the classic portrait, was mentioned favourably. By the way, also Clara Schumann came money-history honoring. Her portrait graced the last issue of the German 100-mark licence from 1989 to the many still will remember. The equivalent of her husband Robert Schumann in euro currency minted in fine silver should now be missing in any collection of Germany. Specifications: Commemorative coin Germany 2010: Silver (925 / 1000), 10 euro, weight 18 g, o 32.5 mm, Mint of Hamburg (J). Requirements: 1.7 million uncirculated, 200,000 polished plate. Edge inscription: Tones are higher words reference proof: In the local coin dealers, with selected banks with Numismatic Department or the trade such as such as MDM coin trading company specialized mbH & co. KG German coin, telephone (0531) 205-666 or