Spring Symphony (film)

Spring Symphony (German: Frühlingssinfonie) is a 1983 West German historical drama film directed by Peter Schamoni and starring Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Rolf Hoppe.[1] It portrays the life of the pianist Clara Wieck and her releationship with the composer Robert Schumann.

Spring Symphony
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Directed byPeter Schamoni
Written byPeter Schamoni
Produced by
CinematographyGérard Vandenberg
Edited byElfie Tillack
Music byHerbert Grönemeyer
  • Allianz Filmproduktion
  • Berliner Filmförderung
  • Peter Schamoni Film
Distributed byWarner-Columbia Filmverleih
Release date
  • 8 April 1983 (1983-04-08)
Running time
103 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art director Alfred Hirschmeier. It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin and on location in various places in Saxony including Dresden, Leipzig and Zwickau.



  1. ^ Mitchell p. 171


  • Mitchell, Charles P. (2004). The Great Composers Portrayed on Film, 1913 through 2002. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-1795-7.

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