Dorothea Friederike von Schlegel ( née Brendel Mendelssohn; 24 October 1764 – 3 August 1839) was a German novelist and translator. Life She was born as Brendel Mendelssohn in 1764 in Berlin.  Oldest daughter of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, a leading figure in the German Enlightenment (Aufklärung).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothea_von_Schlegel
Dorothea Friederike von Schlegel ( née Brendel Mendelssohn; 24 October 1764 – 3 August 1839) was a German novelist and translator. Life She was born as Brendel Mendelssohn in 1764 in Berlin.  Oldest daughter of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, a leading figure in the German Enlightenment (Aufklärung).
Katharina Amalia Dorothea von Schlegel was born in 1697. The date of her death is unknown. As her name suggests, she may have come from an aristocratic family. Other than that she was connected with a small court at Köthen, north of Halle, in Germany, little is known of her life. Some hymnologists suggest that she may have become a Lutheran nun.
Dorothea Friederike Schlegel, geboren als Brendel Mendelssohn (* 24. Oktober 1764 in Berlin; † 3. August 1839 in Frankfurt am Main  ), seit 1814 auch von Schlegel, war eine Literaturkritikerin und Schriftstellerin der Romantik, Lebensgefährtin und spätere Ehefrau von Friedrich Schlegel.
October 24, 1764–August 3, 1839 by Deborah Hertz The daughter of German-Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelsohn, author Dorothea Schlegel, née Brendel Mendelsohn, abandoned her father's religion, the husband he had chosen, and even the name he had given her at birth, to marry the controversial Christian literary theorist Frederick Schlegel.
Dorothea von Schlegel (1764-1839) On October 24, 1764, German novelist and translator Dorothea von Schlegel was born as Brendel Mendelssohn. The daughter of famous philosopher of the enlightenment Moses Mendelsohn, she met the poet, critic, and future husband Friedrich von Schlegel in the salon of her friend Henriette Herz.
Dorothea Veit-Schlegel (1764–1839), née Brendel Mendelssohn, was a translator, novelist, and early revivalist of medieval European literature.She was a core member of the Early German Romantic group, which also included her husband Friedrich Schlegel and his brother August, her sister-in-law Caroline Schlegel-Schelling, and their friend Friedrich von Hardenberg (Novalis).
In April 1804 he married Dorothea Veit in the Swedish embassy in Paris, after she had undergone the requisite conversion from Judaism to Protestantism.
MENDELSSOHN-VEIT-SCHLEGEL, DOROTHEA (1764–1839), woman of letters and convert to Christianity. Born in Berlin, as Brendel, Dorothea was the eldest daughter of Fromet and Moses *Mendelssohn. She was taught German, French, music, and drawing, but seems not to have received a thorough Jewish education. Her friendship circle of Jewish girls ...
While Schlegel worked at the court of Austria's emperor and edited the journalsDeutsches Museum and Concordia, Dorothea resumed her role as a salonnière, presiding over a brilliant assemblage of writers, artists, and politicians which included such luminaries of the day as Karoline Pichler and Joseph von Eichendorff.