Valse Triste Opus 44 No.1 Jean Sibelius Download 'Valse Triste Opus 44 No.1' on iTunes
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Classical music against the odds
No one knows exactly how Schumann injured his hand, but he was forced to give up his career as a performance pianist as a result of the injury. He might have damaged his finger using a strengthening device, or it could have been a side affect from his syphilis medication.