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Elisabeth, Queen of Roumania (Carmen Sylva) (1843–1916)

Sylva, Carmen (kär’men sil’va), pseudonym of Elizabeth, Queen of Roumania. A German poet and story-writer; born at Castle Monrepos near Neuwied, Dec. 29, 1843; died at Bucharest, March 2, 1916. In 1869 she was married to Charles, then Prince, later King, of Romania. Among her works (all in German) are: ‘Roumanic Poems’ (1881); ‘Tempests’; ‘Songs from the Dimbovitza Valley’ (1889). Her tragedy ‘Master Manole’ (1892) had a brilliant success in the Burg Theatre, Vienna. In collaboration with Mite Kremnitz, she wrote some novels: ‘Astra’; ‘From Two Worlds’; etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).