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Johann Peter Uz (1720–1796)

Uz, Johann Peter (öts). A German poet; born at Ansbach, Oct. 3, 1720; died there, May 12, 1796. He wrote several spirited popular songs and ballads; ‘Lyric Poems’ (1749); a comic poem in Alexandrine verse, ‘The Victory of the God of Love’; a didactic poem, ‘The Art of being Always Cheerful’ (1760); and a number of ‘Epistles,’ some of them entirely in verse.