Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.
Friedrich Wieck (1785 – 1873): German Piano Teacher, Writer – Classical Period
- Among his writings are Piano and Song (Clavier und Gesang; Didaktisches und Polemisches) (1853), which focuses on elementary teaching, and Piano and Song How to Teach, How to Learn and How to Form a Judgment of Musical Performances.
- He taught Robert Schumann, Hans von Bülow, and his daughter Clara Schumann.
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Deschreiber. "Painting Portrait of Friedrich Wieck at age 45." Photograph. Original in Robert-Schumann-Haus Zwickau, Germany. Commons Wikimedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 25 Sept. 2011. Web. 21 Sept. 2015. Public Domain.