Hildegard Von Bingen: The Musical Saint

By James Stovall No figure in the history of music blends musicology with faith as poignantly as Hildegard Von Bingen (1098-1179), sometimes known as Sibyl of the Rhine. She was a twelfth century German Benedictine Nun who defies all modern preconceptions of the stereotypical religious of the Middle Ages. In 2012 she was formally canonized…
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