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Eduard Mörike (1804–1875)

Mörike, Eduard (mė’rē-ke). A noted German poet (the last and best of the “Suabian school”) and novelist; born at Ludwigsburg, Würtemberg, Sept. 8, 1804; died at Stuttgart, June 4, 1875. He was a clergyman and teacher, and the greatest German lyrist after Goethe. His best verse can be seen in ‘Poems’ (11th ed. 1895), and ‘Idylls from the Lake of Constance’ (1846). Of his prose writings, famous are: ‘Nolten the Painter’ (3d ed. 1892) and ‘Mozart on the Way to Prague’ (5th ed. 1892). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).