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Georg Asmus (1830–1892)

Asmus, Georg (äs’mös). A German poet, resident for many years in America; born at Giessen, Nov. 27, 1830; died in Bonn, May 31, 1892. Among the German population of America he had an enormous success with his ‘American Sketch-Booklet’ (1875), an epistle in verse, written in upper-Hessian dialect and overflowing with humor. It was followed by ‘New American Sketch-Booklet’ (1876). Besides these he wrote ‘Camp Paradise’ (1877), a story, and a collection of miscellaneous poems (1891).