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Hans Peter Holst (1811–1893)

Holst, Hans Peter (hōlst). A Danish poet and novelist; born in Copenhagen, Oct. 22, 1811; died near that city, June 2, 1893. He was made professor of language and literature at the Copenhagen Academy, 1836, and traveled through Europe later at government expense. His writings are: ‘Poem in Memory of Frederic IV.,’ ‘Recollections of Travel,’ ‘Poems,’ ‘National Legends,’ ‘Gioacchino,’ a drama of merit; ‘Sicilian Types and Characters,’ a sketch of scenery and manners; and ‘Eros,’ a collection of lyrics.