Gabriele von Baumberg
Gabriele von Baumberg was born in Vienna, the daughter of an Austrian civil servant. She received a humanistic education and from early on was fascinated by literature. As a result of her interest she later frequented the literary circles of Vienna.
She married the Hungarian author János Batsányi in 1805. Her husband translated Napoleon's proclamation into Hungarian after which, as a traitor, he was obliged to flee to Paris, taking his wife with him.
After the end of the wars Batsányi was handed over to the Austrian authorities, who at first imprisoned him in Vienna and then exiled him to Linz. Gabriele accompanied him to both places, and died in Linz in 1839.
She wrote short poems and prose pieces throughout her life.
- Sämmtliche Gedichte (1800) [Complete Poems], online (German)
- Amor und Hymen (1807) (volume of poetry)
- Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich: Gabriele von Baumberg
- "Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950 (ÖBL). Vol. 1, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna 1957, p. 42. ". In:
- Wolfram Seidler: Gabriele Baumberg (1766–1839), ihr Nachlass in der Bibliothek der Ungarischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. In: István Németh, András Vizkelety (ed.): Ex libris et manuscriptis. Quellen, Editionen, Untersuchungen zur österreichischen und ungarischen Geistesgeschichte. Akad. Kiadó, Budapest 1994, ISBN 963-05-6680-X, pp. 79–90 (Schriftenreihe des Komitees Österreich-Ungarn 3).
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gabriele von Baumberg.|
|Wikisource has original text related to this article:|
- Link to Gabriele von Baumberg in: Austria-Forum, the Austrian knowledge network – online (at AEIOU)
- Zgedichte.de: Die Gedichte (German)
- eLibrary Austria Project: Gabriele von Baumberg (German)