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Karl von Holtei (1798–1880)

Holtei, Karl von (hol’tī). A German dramatist, poet, and novelist; born in Breslau, Jan. 24, 1798; died there, Feb. 12, 1880. Among his plays are: ‘Viennese in Berlin’; ‘Berliners in Vienna’; ‘The Old Commander’; ‘Lenore’; ‘The Tragedy at Berlin’; ‘Poor Peter’; and plays founded on Shakespeare’s life. Two volumes of poems, also ‘Silesian Poems,’ ‘German Songs,’ ‘Voice of the Forest,’ and others, extended his renown. His popular novels include: ‘The Vagabonds’; ‘Christian Lammfell’; and ‘Noblesse Oblige.’