Juliane Reichardt

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Juliane Reichardt (14 May 1752 – 9 or 11 May 1783) was a Bohemian pianist, singer and composer.

Reichardt was born in Potsdam, the youngest of the six children of violinist and composer Franz Benda (1709–1786), who was concert master at the court of Frederick II, and his first wife Carolina née Step Hein. She took music lessons from her father and appeared in concerts in Berlin as a singer and pianist. She married writer and composer Johann Friedrich Reichardt (1752–1815) in 1776 and had a three children, the second of which was Louise Reichardt (1779–1826). Juliane Reichardt died of puerperal fever in Berlin.[1][2]


Reichardt composed piano sonatas and songs. Her most noted work is:

  • Sonata in G Major
    • Sonata in G major - Rondeau Allegro appears on the album Mozart in the Age of Enlightenment, Seth Carlin. (December 20, 2006) Magnatune, ASIN: B000TPQSD4


  1. ^ "Benda, (Bernhardine) Julie, married. Reichardt". Retrieved 27 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 4 October 2010. 

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