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Johann Peter Hebel (1760–1826)

Hebel, Johann Peter (hā’bel). A German dialect poet; born in Basle, Switzerland, May 11, 1760; died at Schwetzingen, Sept. 22, 1826. He held various pastorates and devoted his leisure to poetry, his subjects drawn from the dialect and folklore of his parishioners. His ‘Alemannische Gedichte,’ “for friends of rural life and manners,” published in 1803, has attained wide celebrity.