Elisabeth Sophie of Mecklenburg.
Elisabeth Sophie of Mecklenburg - Source picture: Wikipedia
At the court of her father, John Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg the girl began to
study music. There even was an orchestra known for its use of fine English
musicians such like William Brade.
Elisabeth Sophie married in 1635 Augustus the younger, Duke of Brunswick-
Lüneburg. They had 2 children.
At her husband's court, she was appointed to organize the court orchestra but the
Duchess also played an important role in other entertainment like masquerades,
plays and ballets.
Elisabeth Sophie of Mecklenburg died on July 12th. 1676.