Countess Amalia Katharina of Waldeck
Amalia Catharina (8 August 1640 – 4 January 1697), Countess of Erbach-Erbach, was a German poet and composer. She was born in Arolsen to Count Philipp Theodor von Waldeck-Eisenberg and the Countess Marie Magdalene of Nassau-Siegen. In 1664, she married George Louis I, Count of Erbach-Erbach, the son of George Albert I, Count of Erbach-Schönberg. She published a number of Pietist poems and songs in Hildburghausen in 1692. They were meant for private household devotion. There were 67 poems, some of which had simple melodies and a figured bass.
- Walter Blankenburg. "Amalia Catharina", Grove Music Online, ed. L. Macy (accessed March 5, 2006), grovemusic.com (subscription access).