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August Becker (1828–1891)

Becker, August (bek’er). A German poet and novelist (1828–91); author of ‘Young Friedel, the Minstrel’ (1854), a lyrical epic, and the novels: ‘The Rabbi’s Bequest’ (1866); ‘Proscribed’ (1868); ‘The Carbuncle’ (1870); ‘My Sister’ (1876), descriptive of the doings of Lola Montez and the events of 1848 in Bavaria; ‘Painter Fairbeard’ (1878); ‘The Sexton of Horst’ (1889); ‘Gray Jane’ (1890).