Amalia, Friederike, Princess of Saxony, German composer; b. Dresden, Aug. 10, 1794; d. there, Sept. 18, 1870. She composed several light operas under the name Amalie Heiter, and also wrote sacred music.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
More From encyclopedia.com
Giovanni Battista Sammartini , Sammartini, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Giovanni Battista , significant Italian composer and pedagogue, brother of Gi… Tomaso Albinoni , Albinoni, Tomaso Albinoni, Tomaso (b Venice, 1671; d Venice, 1751). It. composer of 81 operas, 99 sonatas, 59 concs., and 9 sinfonias. J. S. Bach mad… William Walton , Walton, William Composer In the turmoil of twentieth-century styles, schools, movements, and breakthroughs, composer William Walton’s music is though… Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky , Composer Few composers have made such dramatic breaks from the status quo in classical music as Igor Stravinsky did in the twentieth century. As Haro… Kurt Weill , Weill, Kurt Composer An intriguing figure in twentieth-century music, Kurt Weill was a unique composer who virtually closed the gap between “serious”… Pietro Cesti , Pietro Cesti The Italian composer Pietro Cesti (1623-1669), also called Marc' Antonio Cesti, was the most cosmopolitan representative of the Venetian…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like
Amal (Afwaj Al-Muqawama Al-Lubnaniyya, or the Lebanese Resistance Detachments; in Arabic, Amal Means "Hope")