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Anna Amalia [Amalie, Amélie], Princess of Prussia(i)locked

  • Darrell Berg

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(b Berlin, Nov 9, 1723; d Berlin, March 30, 1787). German patron, amateur musician and composer. The youngest sister of Frederick the Great, she seems to have sought and received his advice on musical matters. A music exercise book, dated 1735, which she shared with her sister Luise Ulrike, indicates an early commitment to musical studies, but it is not certain precisely when Amalia’s formal musical training began. By ...

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Monatshefte für Musikgeschichte
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