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Johann Peter Eckermann (1792–1854)

Eckermann, Johann Peter (ek’er-män). A German poet (1792–1854); born at Winsen in Hanover. He has permanent place in literature through his affectionate record of ‘Conversations with Goethe in the Last Years of his Life’ (2 vols., 1823–32); it has been translated into nearly all the languages of Europe, even Turkish. He edited the forty-volume edition of Goethe’s works (1839–40).