Monday, August 31, 2015


Hildegard of Bingen

• The first woman composer to leave a large number of
works that have survived.
• Abbess of the convent at Rupertsberg.
• A visionary and mystic active in religious and diplomatic affairs
• Composed the first known morality play (Ordo virtutum)
The reliquary containing the relics of St. Hildegard