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Ernst von der Recke (1848–1933)

Recke, Ernst von der (reck’ė). A Danish romantic poet; born at Copenhagen, Aug. 14, 1848; died in 1933. His earliest and most popular poem is the three-act drama ‘Bertran de Born’ (1872). He wrote much on the art of Danish verse, including ‘Principles of Danish Versification as Manifested in its Historic and Systematic Development’ (1881); and ‘The Rules of Danish Versification Concisely Stated’ (1885). Among his other publications include: ‘Lyric Poems’ (1876); ‘King Liuvigild and his Sons,’ a tragedy (1878); ‘Archilochus’ (1878); ‘Knud and Magnus,’ a tragedy (1881); ‘Short Poems’ (1883); ‘Miscellaneous Poems’ (1890); ‘Fru Jeanna,’ a tragic opera (1891); and ‘The Duchess of Burgundy’ (1891).