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

Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787–1862)

Uhland, Ludwig (ö’länt). A celebrated German lyric poet; born at Tübingen, April 26, 1787; died on Nov. 13, 1862. His ballads and songs are classic; first collected in 1815, the 60th edition (1875), posthumous, gathered the pieces found among his papers. Besides these he wrote two dramas: ‘Ernest, Duke of Suabia’ (1817), and ‘Ludwig the Bavarian’ (1819). In prose he wrote: ‘The Old French Epos’ (1812); ‘Walther von der Vogelweide’ (1822); ‘The Myth of Thor, according to Norse Tradition’ (1836). He made a valuable collection of ‘Ancient High and Low German Folk-Songs’ (1844–45). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).