Marie von Stedingk

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Maria Fredrica von Stedingk. Drawing by Maria Röhl (1832).

Maria "Marie" Frederica von Stedingk (31 October 1799 – 15 June 1868) was a Swedish composer and courtier.

Stedingk was born in Saint Petersburg to the Swedish Field Marshal Count Kurt von Stedingk and Ulrika Fredrika Ekström. She served as a maid of honor to the queen of Sweden, Désirée Clary. She died unmarried.

Among her compositions are the Nocturne för melodiinstrument (written down by Mathilda Berwald).

The composer Mathilda d'Orozco dedicated her composition Sex Sånger för Piano to her (1842).

Sources[edit]

  • Gustaf Elgenstierna, Den introducerade svenska adelns ättartavlor. 1925-36.