Sophie Charlotte Ackermann

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Birthday
10, 1714
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 14, 1792 (78)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1714
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 14, 1792 (78)

About

German stage actress who co-founded the famous Ackermann theatrical troupe in the early 1750s.

Before Fame

She began her theatrical career in Luneburg in 1740 and founded her first theatre company the following year. The company dissolved in 1744, and Ackermann took temporary leave of the theatre scene.

Trivia

Her Ackermann troupe had as its company dramaturge the famous playwright and philosopher Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.

Family Life

Her first marriage was to a financially troubled musician named Schroder. Later, she met and married Konrad Ackermann with whom she had three daughters.

Associated With

Her lifetime and artistic career overlapped with those of the famous German composer Johann Sebastian Bach.