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Hermann Hölty (1828–1897)

Hölty, Hermann (hėl’tē). A German poet; born in Ülzen, Hanover, Nov. 4, 1828; died at Rehburg, Aug. 16, 1897. He became a clergyman, and held various pastorates in Hanover. His ‘Songs and Ballads,’ ‘Alpine Charms,’ ‘From the German Olympus,’ and various other volumes, have given him his place in literature.