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

Johanna Ambrosius (1854–1939)

Ambrosius, Johanna (äm-brō’zi-ös). A German poet and story-writer; born at Lengwethen, East Prussia, Aug. 3, 1854; died in 1939. Daughter of an artisan, and married in 1874 to a peasant’s son by the name of Voigt, she led the hard life of a peasant woman till in middle age she wrote verses, which were published in a weekly newspaper; their success led to the publication of other poems and stories of hers, which have had extremely wide circulation. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).