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  1. Family and background. Baptized Maria Antoina Walpurgis Symphorosa, she was born at Nymphenburg Palace in Munich to Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria and Elector Karl Albert of Bavaria. Throughout her life she received an outstanding education, particularly in the arts; including that of painting and writing poetry, as well as music.

  2. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Maria Antonia of Austria (1724–1780)Princess of Bavaria, electress of Saxony, and German composer, pianist, harpsichordist, poet, singer, composer, and patron of the arts . Name variations: Maria Antonia Walpurgis; (pseudonym) ETPA (Ermelinda Talea Pastorella Arcada).

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  4. Maria Antonia Walpurgis, electress of Saxony, daughter of the elector of Bavaria, later Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII; b. Munich, July 18, 1724; d. Dresden, April 23, 1780. She was not only a generous patroness of the fine arts, but a trained musician, pupil of Hasse and Porpora (1747–52).

  5. Apr 13, 2016 · Daughter of Karl VII Albrecht von Bayern, Kaiser and Maria Amalia Erzherzogin von Österreich Wife of Friedrich Christian von Sachsen, Kurfüst Mother of Unnamed son von Sachsen, Prinz; Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, Duke of Warsaw; Prince Joseph of Saxony; Anton, König von Sachsen; Princess Maria Amalia of Saxony (1757–1831) and 3 others ...

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    • Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
    • July 18, 1724
  6. b. 1724, Munich; d. 1780, Dresden, Germany. Maria Antonia Walpurgis, princess of Saxony and daughter of future emperor Karl Albert of Bavaria, was a composer, singer, and patron of the arts. In 1747, she married the prince elector of Saxony; that same year, she became a member of the Accademia dell’Arcadia of Rome, which was well known for ...

  7. Full biography Maria Antonia Walpurgis of Bavaria. Maria Antonia Walpurgis of Bavaria was a prominent composer and musician of the 18th century. Born on July 18th, 1724, in Munich, she was the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII and Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria.