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August Kopisch (1799–1853)

Kopisch, August (kop’ish). A German poet; born at Breslau, May 26, 1799; died at Berlin, Feb. 3, 1853. His verse appeared in ‘Poems’ (1836) and ‘All Sorts’ (1848). His ballads particularly were exquisitely humorous and brisk. Two extremely popular productions were the ‘Story of Noah’ and the droll ‘Heinzelmännchen’ (The Brownies).