A German author, musical composer, singer, and Romantic-era artistic patron, she most famously wrote the 1835 work, Goethes Briefwechsel mit einem Kinde (Goethe’s correspondence with a child). Her other literary works include An die aufgelöste Preußische Nationalversammlung (1849) and Ilius Pamphilius und die Ambrosia (1848).
She was born Elisabeth Catharina Ludovica Magdalena Brentano. A member of an Italian merchant family living in Frankfurt am Main, she studied at a Fritzlar convent school.
She had an unrequited love for the famous writer, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; their friendship was cut short when she began engaging in jealous behavior toward Goethe’s wife.
She married Romantic poet Achim von Arnim. They raised seven children, including a daughter, Gisela von Arnim, who also became a writer.
She was a close friend of renowned composer Ludwig Van Beethoven.
Bettina Von Arnim Age
How old is Bettina Von Arnim? She was born in 1785, she was 237 years old at the time of her death.
Bettina Von Arnim Wiki
|Age||237 years old|
|Birthday||April 4, 1785|
|Date of Death||January 20, 1859|