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Karl Leberecht Immermann (1796–1840)

Immermann, Karl Leberecht (im’mer-män). A German poet, dramatist, and romancer; born in Magdeburg, April 24, 1796; died at Düsseldorf, Aug. 25, 1840. A university course and the campaign of Waterloo supplied his early experiences. As the result of years of hard labor he produced plays above mediocrity but below greatness. ‘The Princes of Syracuse’ and ‘The Eye of Love’ merit notice among his comedies while as a tragedy, his ‘Ghismonda’ ranks high. He lives in the brilliant and original ‘Epigoni.’ ‘Münchhausen,’ his lightest fancy, is well known. It must not be confused with ‘Baron Münchhausen.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).