Anna Katharina <I>Schönkopf</I> Kanne


Anna Katharina Schönkopf Kanne

Leipzig, Stadtkreis Leipzig, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Death 20 Apr 1810 (aged 63)
Leipzig, Stadtkreis Leipzig, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Burial Leipzig, Stadtkreis Leipzig, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Plot Section IV.
Memorial ID 9512361 View Source
Suggest Edits

Literary Figure. She was courted in her youth by author and playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who wrote her poems and letters expressing his love and affection. However, she would eventually marry another man. Geothe's love poems to her were later published as Annettenlieder (songs to Annette)", and he wrote the play "Die Laune des Verliebten (The Lover’s Caprice)" in 1768 about the affair.


In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees


See more Kanne or Schönkopf memorials in:


How famous was Anna Katharina Schönkopf Kanne?

Current rating:

20 votes

to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 24 Sep 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9512361
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Katharina Schönkopf Kanne (22 Aug 1746–20 Apr 1810), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9512361, citing Alter Johannisfriedhof, Leipzig, Stadtkreis Leipzig, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .