Countess Amalia Katharina of Waldeck-Eisenberg
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 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.
- Walter Blankenburg. "Amalia Catharina", Grove Music Online, ed. L. Macy (accessed March 5, 2006), grovemusic.com (subscription access).
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