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Carl Wilhelm Böttiger (1807–1878)

Böttiger, Carl Wilhelm (bėt’tē-ger). A Swedish poet; born in Westerås, May 15, 1807; died at Upsala, Dec. 22, 1878. Although noted for the pleasing prose of his essays on literary topics, his fame must depend upon versions of Dante, Tasso, and Uhland, the ‘Lyric Poems,’ the ‘New Songs,’ ‘Poetic Memories of My Youth,’ and one or two plays, including ‘A May Day at Voerend.’