1779 - 1826
Daughter of Juliane Benda Reichardt, Louise Reichardt knew many of the philosophers, poets, and literary figures of the German Romantic era. She supported herself in Hamburg as s a singing teacher, composer, and director of a women's chorus. In addition to producing Handel oratorios, she translated texts and prepared the choruses for performance conducted by her male colleagues. Her over 90 songs and choruses, on both sacred and secular themes, remained popular through the 19th century.
Works in Our Catalog:491-00542 - 5 Lieder
Works in Our Collections:
- Herbstlied - found in First Solos: Songs by Women Composers, Volume II: Medium Voice
- Unruhiger Schlaf - found in First Solos: Songs by Women Composers, Volume III: Low Voice