Barbara Shearer

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Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 6, 2005 (69)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 6, 2005 (69)

About

Pianist and pedagogue known for her mastery of Romantic-era composers.

Before Fame

She began her education at Carthage College and completed it at Wittenberg University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in music.

Trivia

She began teaching at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1978, where she remained for the rest of her career.

Family Life

She wed Allen Shearer in 1964, a composer, singer, and frequent collaborator.

Associated With

She was particularly skilled in Robert Schumann's music and was noted for the warmth and clarity she brought to it.