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Encyclopedia > Marie D'Agoult

Marie Catherine Sophie de Flavigny, Vicomtesse de Flavigny (December 31, 1805 - March 5, 1876), known also by her married name and title, Marie, Comtesse d'Agoult, and by her pen name, Daniel Stern; an author and a paramour of Franz Liszt. December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Portrait of Franz Liszt, painted in 1839 by Henri Lehmann. ...


She was born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, the daughter of Alexander Victor François de Flavigny (1770-1819), an emigré French aristocrat, and his wife Maria Elisabeth Bethmann (1772-1847). Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth largest city in Germany. ... Battle of Chesma, by Ivan Aivazovsky. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Educated in a French monastery, she married Charles Louis Constant d’Agoult, Comte d'Agoult (1790-1875) on May 16, 1827, thereby becoming the Comtesse d'Agoult. They had two daughters, Louise (1828-1834) and Claire (1830-1912). They were divorced on August 19, 1835. From 1835 to 1839 she lived with, but did not marry, composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886). Their children were Blandina (1835-1862); Cosima (1837-1930) (who married Richard Wagner); and Daniel (1839-1859). May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Naval Battle of Navarino by Carneray 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Portrait of Franz Liszt, painted in 1839 by Henri Lehmann. ... Bust of Cosima Wagner in Bayreuth Festspielpark Cosima Wagner in London (1877) Cosima Wagner (December 25, 1837 - April 1, 1930) was the daughter of the virtuoso pianist and composer, Franz Liszt. ... Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, conductor, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas (or music dramas as he later came to call them). ...


She died in Paris, and was buried in Division 54 of Père Lachaise Cemetery. Looking down the hill at the Père-Lachaise cemetery The cimetière du Père-Lachaise (pronounced pierre la-sh-ez) is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris (there are larger cemeteries in Paris suburbs). ...


Her first stories (Hervé, Julien, Valentia, Nélida) were published in 1841-1845. Her best-known work (written as "Daniel Stern") is the Histoire de la Révolution de 1848 (1851, in 2 volumes). Her other works include Esquisses morales (1849), Trois journées de la vie de Marie Stuart (1856), Florence et Turin (1862), Histoire des commencements de la république aux Pays-Bas (1872), and Mes souvenirs (1877, posthumously). Nélida is a novel by Marie dAgoult, a thinly disguised fictional account of her four-year affair with composer Franz Liszt. ...


Sources

  • Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions

 
 

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