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Maria Beatrice Ricciarda d`Este
Born: Modena (Italy) 07/04/1750   Died: Modena (Italy) 14/11/1829
Letters in which this person is cited
161 (17 February 1770) | view
165 (13 March 1770) | view
242 (24 August 1771) | view
243 (31 August 1771) | view
249 (12 October 1771) | view
251 (26 October 1771) | view
275 (2 January 1773) | view
Heiress of Modena, Reggio, Massa and Carrara. She was engaged in 1754 to Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, son of Maria Theresia; the wedding took place on 15 October 1771. It was for this occasion that Mozart composed the serenata Ascanio in Alba K111.
Please use the following reference when citing this website:
Eisen, Cliff et al. In Mozart's Words, 'Maria Beatrice Ricciarda Este' <http://letters.mozartways.com>. Version 1.0, published by HRI Online, 2011. ISBN 9780955787676.
In Mozart's Words. Version 1.0, published by HRI Online, 2011. ISBN 9780955787676.