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Heinrich Joseph von Collin (1772–1811)

Collin, Heinrich Joseph von (kol’lin). An Austrian dramatist and lyrist (1772–1811); born at Vienna. He wrote several tragedies, mostly on antique themes; of these, ‘Regulus,’ the first of the series is the best. His powerful ‘Songs for the Militia’ (1809) give him a high rank among the balladists of the war of liberation. Of his historical ballads, ‘Kaiser Max on the Walls of St. Martin’s’ is best known.