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The biography of Hildegard von Bingen

January 1, 1098 - September 17, 1179
Early Music Period

Hildegard von Bingen (Hildegard of Bingen) was a German nun who established her own convent, and was famous for her prophecies and miracles. In addition to writing poetry, she wrote books about religion and medicine and she composed music. Only 77 songs of hers remain after all these years.

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