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Christian Winther (1796–1876)

Winther, Rasmus Villads Christian Ferdinand (vin’ter). A Danish poet; born in Fensmark, July 29, 1796; died in Paris, Dec. 30, 1876. While not the greatest Danish poet, he is one of the truest interpreters of the Danish national character. Some of his numerous publications are: ‘Song and Legend’ (1841); ‘Lyrical Poems’ (1849); ‘New Poems’ (1850); ‘The Flight of the Hart’ (1856), a lyric romance of the Danish Middle Ages, his greatest work.