Amalia Catharina

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Amalia Catharina (8 August 1640 – 4 January 1697), Countess of Erbach, was a German poet and composer. She was born in Arolsen to Count Philipp Theodor von Waldeck and the Countess of Nassau. In 1664 she married Count Georg Ludwig von Erbach. She published a number of Pietist poems and songs in Hildburghausen in 1692. They were meant for private household devotion. There were 67 poems, some of which had simple melodies and a figured bass.[1]

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  1. ^ Blankenburg