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Christian August Vulpius (1762–1827)

Vulpius, Christian August (völ’pe-us). A German writer; born in Weimar, 1762; died in 1827. He was a brother-in-law of Goethe, under whose direction he became secretary of the court theatre at Weimar. He published: ‘Rinaldo Rinaldini’ (1799), a robber romance; ‘Dramatic Histories of Former Times’; and a number of dramatic works.