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Heinrich Alfred Bulthaupt (1849–1905)

Bulthaupt, Heinrich Alfred (bölt’houpt). A German poet and dramatist; born at Bremen, Oct. 26, 1849; died in 1905. On quitting the university he was for a while a private tutor; then he traveled in the East, in Greece, and in Italy. He was a lawyer in his native town for some years, and in 1879 became custodian of the city library. Of his dramatic compositions the list is very long, comprising tragedies: ‘Saul’ (A Corsican Tragedy); plays dealing with the questions of the time: ‘The Workmen’; comedies; comic operas; etc. He also wrote a work already of high authority, on ‘Dramaturgy of the Theatre’ (3 vols.); also ‘Dramaturgy of the Opera’ (2 vols.).