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Friedrich Wilhelm Riemer (1774–1845)

Riemer, Friedrich Wilhelm (rē’mer). A German littérateur; born at Glatz in Silesia, April 19, 1774; died at Weimar, Dec. 19, 1845. The most important of his publications is a ‘Greek-German Dictionary-Manual’ (1802–4). His close association with Goethe in Weimar, where he was for some time the instructor of Goethe’s son, gave him a poetic bent, and he published ‘Leaves and Flowers’ (1816), under the pseudonym of “Sylvio Romano”; and under his own name, ‘Poems’ (1826). He also brought out ‘Correspondence between Goethe and Zelter’ (1833).