Maria Antonia, Electress of Saxony

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Name
Maria Antonia, Electress of Saxony Gender: F
Maria Antonia Walpurgis Symphorosa von Bayern
born on 18 July 1724 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Munich, Germany, 48n08, 11e34
Timezone LMT m11e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°29' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 25°24 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 15°00'



Electress of Saxony Maria Antonia (by an unknown artist)

Biography

German composer, singer, harpsichordist and patron, known particularly for her operas Il trionfo della fedeltà (Dresden, summer 1754) and Talestri, regina delle amazoni (Nymphenburg Palace, February 6, 1760). The daughter of Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria and Elector Karl Albert of Bavaria (later Emperor Karl VII), she was also the Regent of Saxony in 1763-1768 through her marriage to Friedrich Christian. They had nine children, seven of whom survived infancy. Maria Antonia died on 23 April 1780, aged 55, in Dresden.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Maria Antonia Walpurgis, Churfürstin zu Sachsen, geb. kaiserliche Prinzessin in Bayern" by Karl von Weber (Druck von B.G. Teubner, 1857), pp. 2-3: "Dieser Zweifel löste sich aber auf naturgemäße und erfreuliche Weise, denn wir finden, daß der Churfürst von Bayern, Maximilian Emanuel. unter dem 18. Juli 1724 aus München dem König von Volen und Chursürst von Sachsen die an diesem Tage früh um 3½ Uhr erfolgte Niederkunft der Churprinzessin . . ."

Translation: born on July 18, 1724 in Munich at 3:30 o'clock in the morning.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Opera librettist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Harpsichordist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wittelsbach)