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Baron Franz von Gaudy (1800–1840)

Gaudy, Baron Franz von (goud’ē). A German poet and novelist; born in Frankfort-on-the-Oder, April 19, 1800; died at Berlin, Feb. 6, 1840. His bent was toward humorous poetry and epigram; and ‘Erato,’ his first book of importance, is in the Heine vein. His lyric poetry is of unequal merit, while his songs are more or less imitations of French popular authors. ‘Desangaño,’ ‘Extracts from the Diary of a Traveling Tailor,’ and ‘Venetian Sketches,’ are distinguished among his works of fiction.