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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Johan Sebastian Cammermeyer Welhaven (1807–1873)

Welhaven, Johan Sebastian Cammermeyer (vel’hä-ven). A Norwegian journalist, patriot, and poet; born at Bergen, Dec. 22, 1807; died in Christiania, Oct. 21, 1873. He wrote: ‘Poetic Art and Character of Henrik Wergeland’ (1832), which awakened a great controversy; and ‘Norges Daemring’ (Norway’s Twilight: 1834), political sonnets stirring up great strife of thought. Collections of his unpolemical poems appeared in 1851 and in 1863. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).