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Gustav Schwab (1792–1850)

Schwab, Gustav (shväb). A German poet and philosophical writer; born in Stuttgart, June 19, 1792; died on Nov. 4, 1850. His poems exhibit purity and feeling. Many of his ballads became very popular. His ‘Poems’ appeared in 2 vols., 1828–29; a second revised edition, ‘New Collection,’ in 1838. The best of his prose works is the ‘Life of Schiller’ (1840).