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Heinrich Kruse (1815–1902)

Kruse, Heinrich (krö’zė). A German poet; born at Stralsund, Dec. 15, 1815; died on Jan. 13, 1902. His very successful works consist of dramas, idyls, and lyrics. Of tragedies, the best known are: ‘The Countess’ (1868, his first attempt); ‘King Eric’ (2d ed. 1873); ‘Wullenwever’ (3d ed. 1878); ‘The Outlaw’ (2d ed. 1881); ‘Brutus’ (2d ed. 1882); ‘The Byzantine Maiden’ (2d ed. 1885); ‘Arabella Stuart’ (1888). Three farces, ‘The Devil at Lübeck,’ ‘The Jealous Miller,’ and ‘Steadfast Love,’ appeared in one volume in 1887; ‘Seven Little Dramas’ was published in 1893. His idyls can be best seen in ‘Sea Tales’ (first collection 1880, 2d ed. 1889; second collection 1889). His lyrics appeared in ‘Poems’ (1891).