Countess Amalia Katharina of Waldeck

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Amalia Catharina (8 August 1640 – 4 January 1697), Countess of Erbach-Erbach [de], was a German poet and composer. She was born in Arolsen to Count Philipp Theodor von Waldeck-Eisenberg and the Countess Marie Magdalene of Nassau-Siegen. In 1664, she married George Louis I, Count of Erbach-Erbach, the son of George Albert I, Count of Erbach-Schönberg. 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]



  1. ^ Blankenburg

External links[edit]

  • Henry Gardiner Adams, ed. (1857). "Amalie, Catharina". A Cyclopaedia of Female Biography: 34. Wikidata Q115632084.