Friedrich von Flotow

Portrait of Friedrich von Flotow

Friedrich von Flotow was a German composer of theatrical music chiefly remembered today for his opera “Martha”. He was born on 27th April 1812 in Mecklenburg, Germany and died on 24th January 1883 in Darmstadt, Germany aged 70.

Major Works

“Lady Henriette ou “La Servante de Greenwich” (Lady Henriette or the Servant of Greenwich) (1844)
“Martha” (1847)
“Die Libelle” (The Dragonfly) (1856)
“Die Gruppe der Thetis” (The Thetis Group) (1858)
“Der Tannkönig, ein Weihnachtsmärchen (The Dark King a Christmas Fairy Tale) (1861)