Marianna Martines

May 04, 1744 – December 13, 1812

Classical Period

Born in Austria

Marianna Martines began her studies in music at a young age, learning from several important names in music history including Franz Joseph Haydn. She studied voice, piano, and composition, and write her first piece of music when she was just twelve years old. Marianna was elected to the Musical Academy of Bologna and also founded a singing school. She was known for holding weekly musical soirees, or parties, in her home that attracted many well-known individuals in Vienna at the time.