Author: test_gwjeh6

It is common knowledge, not only for pianists, that Robert Schumann hurt his hand with a mechanical device. We know that for a fact, it makes sense, it is a good story: The musical genius, who in order to advance his ability at the keyboard, to compete with the great performers of his time, challenges fate by endeavoring something unnatural, and subsequently suffering a tragic loss. Icarus. But: It's not true.