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Hildegard of Bingenlocked

  • Ian D. Bent
  •  and Marianne Pfau

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(b Bermersheim, nr Alzey, 1098; d Rupertsberg, nr Bingen, 17 Sept 1179). German Benedictine abbess, visionary, writer and composer. She is known for her literary, musical and scientific works, and for her religious and diplomatic activities. Her oeuvre includes recorded visions, medical and scientific works, hagiography and letters; also lyrical and dramatic poetry, which has survived with monophonic music....

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Kirchenmusikalisches Jahrbuch
Patrologiae cursus completus, i: Series latina, ed.
Revue de musicologie
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart