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Wilhelmine von Klencke

Born 26 January 1783.

Died Geneva, 28 January 1856.

German librettist and poet.

Helmina von Chezy was a poet whose contribution has been largely blamed for the failure of two important works by their respective composers - Weber's opera Euryanthe, and the drama Rosamunde, for which Schubert composed his charming incidental music.

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