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Adolf Wilbrandt (1837–1911)

Wilbrandt, Adolf (vēl’bränt). A German poet and dramatist; born at Rostock, Aug. 24, 1837; died in 1911. Among his dramas, which have been successfully presented in all the principal theatres of Germany, are: ‘Graf Hammerstein’ (1870); ‘Gracchus’ (1872); ‘Arria and Messalina’ (1874); ‘Giordano Bruno’ (1874); ‘Nero’ (1876); ‘Kriemhild’ (1877), tragedies; ‘Youthful Love’ (1872), and ‘Natalie’ (1878), comedies. He treated the great social and literary questions of his day in the three novels ‘Adam’s Sons’ (1890), ‘Hermann Ifinger’ (1892), and ‘The Thorny Path’ (1894); ‘Villa Maria’ (1902).