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Joseph Christian Freiherr von Zedlitz (1790–1862)

Zedlitz, Baron Joseph Christian von (tsed’lits). An Austrian lyrical poet and dramatic writer; born at Johannisburg in Austrian Silesia, 1790; died in Vienna, 1862. Among his best dramatic writings are: the tragedies ‘Two Nights in Valladolid’ (1825), ‘The Star of Seville’ (1830); and the drama ‘Prison and Crown’ (1834), treating of the last days of Tasso’s life. Of poems, he published a collection, ‘Wreaths for the Dead’; a celebrated ballad, ‘The Nightly Review’; and poetical tales.