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Johann Martin Usteri (1763–1827)

Usteri, Johann Martin (ös’ter-ē). A Swiss poet; born at Zürich, 1763; died there, July 29, 1827. He excels in narratives and idyls written in the dialect of Zürich; among these his ‘Vicar’ holds the foremost place. In High German he wrote: ‘Enjoy Life’ (1793), which became a popular song; and a novel, ‘Adventures of a Züricher’ (1877).