Robert and Clara Schumann were not the only musicians to live in Zwickau. To encourage people to perform, a piano has been installed on a sidewalk in the center of town for anybody to play.
The insane asylum in Bonn where composer Robert Schumann died now hosts a music festival in his honor. Festival co-founder Markus Schuck explains what makes the city's connection to Schumann so special.
Thieves have been blamed for besmirching the memory of racist murder victims by stealing park benches in Germany's eastern city of Zwickau. The city was home to the far-right NSU terror group before its 2011 unmasking.
The man behind the music of "Das Boot" and "The Neverending Story" has also signed over 2,000 other compositions and performed 5,000 times worldwide. Klaus Doldinger now receives an Echo Jazz for his impressive career.
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