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Franz von Kobell (1803–1882)

Kobell, Franz von (kō’bel). A German poet; born at Munich, July 19, 1803; died there, Nov. 11, 1882. A mineralogist, he made important contributions to his science. The Upper Bavarian and Palatine dialect poems, ‘Schnadahüpfeln und Sprücheln’ (2d ed. 1852); ‘Palatine Tales’ (1863); ‘Schnadahüpfeln und Geschichteln’ (1872); ‘Hansl o’ Finsterwald,’ etc. (2d ed. 1876), were among his best. A devoted hunter, he was able to depict the mountain life of the Bavarian Alps; in ‘Wildanger: Sketches from the Chase and its History’ (1859).