Kinkel, Johanna


Wife of the German poet, art historian and revolutionist, Gottfried Kinkel, was a composer of reputation. She was born at Bonn, was the pupil of Karl Bohmer at Berlin, and was married in 1843. She has writen a Bird Cantata; an operetta, Otto der Schtitz, the libretto of which was written by her husband; a well-known quartet, The Soldier's Farewell; Acht Briefe an eine Freundin über Clavierunterricht; and many popular songs.