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Karl Beck (1817–1879)

Beck, Karl (bek). An Austrian poet; born at Baja, Hungary, May 1, 1817; died in Vienna, April 10, 1879. His poems reflect the passionate temperament of his Hungarian countrymen in sonorous verses of consummate finish. Among his works are: ‘Nights’ (1838); ‘The Poet Errant’ (1838); ‘Jankó’ (1842), a romance in verse; ‘Songs of the Poor Man’ (1847); ‘Jadwiga’ (1863), a tale in verse; ‘Mater Dolorosa’ (1854), a novel.