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Conradin

(kŏn`rədĭn), 1252–68, duke of Swabia, titular king of Jerusalem and Sicily, the last legitimate HohenstaufenHohenstaufen
, German princely family, whose name is derived from the castle of Staufen built in 1077 by a Swabian count, Frederick. In 1079, Frederick married Agnes, daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV, and was created duke of Swabia.
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, son of Holy Roman Emperor Conrad IVConrad IV,
1228–54, German king (1237–54), king of Sicily and of Jerusalem (1250–54), son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. He was elected (1237) king of the Romans at his father's instigation after Frederick had deposed Conrad's older brother Henry in
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. While Conradin was still a child in Germany, his uncle ManfredManfred
, c.1232–1266, king of Sicily (1258–66), the last Hohenstaufen on that throne. An illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, Manfred was regent in Sicily for his brother Conrad IV.
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 made himself (1258) king of Sicily. When Manfred died the kingdom was seized (1266) by Charles ICharles I
(Charles of Anjou), 1227–85, king of Naples and Sicily (1266–85), count of Anjou and Provence, youngest brother of King Louis IX of France. He took part in Louis's crusades to Egypt (1248) and Tunisia (1270).
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 (Charles of Anjou). Young Conradin went to Italy in an attempt to recover his kingdom. Several cities rallied to his support, but he was defeated (1268) by Charles at Tagliacozzo. He was captured and executed at Naples.
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With papal encouragement, Charles of Anjou, younger brother of Louis IX of France (St Louis), took over the territories of southern Italy over which Frederick II had held sway, defeating the emperor's illegitimate son Manfred at the battle of Benevento in 1266 and his grandson Conradin at the battle of Tagliacozzo in 1268.
The program includes "La Monica" for Bassoon and Basso Continuo by Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, Concertino for Bassoon and Orchestra by Rudolf Maros, Sonata for Bassoon and Piano by Andre Previn, Variations for Bassoon and Orchestra by Conradin Kreutzer and "Suite Argentina Para Jugar con Andrea" by Jorge Mockert.
Though Frederick's heirs, his sons Conrad and Manfred an d his grandson Conradin, continued to fight for the Ghibelline cause after his death, they all failed, leaving their supporters, like Dante Alighieri, to dream of what might have been.
37) In Naples in 1268, Conradin von Hohenstafen was charged with this offense, tried, convicted, and sentenced to death.
Anyone searching for German opera finds a number of figures such as Peter Winter and Conradin Kreutzer, whose works are seldom performed or studied in depth.
43); Carl Maria von Weber himself conducted the first three performances of Euryanthe, Conradin Kreutzer taking over from the fourth night (p.